Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls

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5 from 6 votes
Prep: 12 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 22 minutes

Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls are a versatile dish that you can make as an appetizer, snack, quick lunch or main meal. This air fryer recipe makes it quick and so easy.

Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls on a rounds white plate with a side of dipping sauce.

Air Fryer Chicken Egg rolls are lower in calories than the traditional fried egg rolls, They are still crisp, delicious and so mouthwatering and savory.

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If you love chinese food but are afraid of msg or other additives, you can now make them at home so quick and easy.

  • Quick Meal: You can use these egg rolls for so many different meals.
  • Easy Ingredients: All quick easy ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Kids love these with a great dipping sauce.
Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls pictured from the top stacked on a white plarte.

What You Need to Make Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls

Ingredients

  • ground chicken
  • coleslaw mix
  • ginger paste
  • soy sauce
  • egg roll wonton wrappers
  • sesame seeds
Dishes filled with chicken, coleslaw, seasonings, wanton wrappers and green onion.

Equipment

How to Make Chicken Egg Rolls – Step by Step

Instant pot filled with ingredients before and after cooking.
  • Brown: First, add 1 tablespoon of oil to the instant pot and set it to sauté, toss in the chicken to brown, then add in the garlic and ginger, salt, pepper, sesame, soy sauce and vinegar. Let the mixture cook for 1 min.
  • Cook: Second, top with coleslaw and place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 1 minute. Manually release.
Instructions on how to fill and roll the wantons. Placing filling inside, folding in points, then rolling until seam is down.
  • Roll: Then place the wonton wrap like a diamond orientation and next fill with 2-3 tablespoons of filling in the center of the wrapper. Wet the edges of the wrapper and fold over the right and left side of the wrapper over the filling. Next, fold the bottom corner over the filling and roll it upward.
  • Fry: Finally, place egg rolls in the air fryer basket and spray or brush with oil. Cook at 400 for 7 minutes, flip and spray with oil and cook for an additional 3 minutes. 
Chicken eggrolls in basket before and after cooking.

Common Questions About Egg Rolls

ARE CHICKEN EGG ROLLS HEALTHY?

This recipe makes a healthier version because you are using the air fryer to make these egg rolls a much better option.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CHICKEN BREAST IN PLACE OF GROUND CHICKEN?

Indeed, you can use chicken breast, even pre cooked versions for an even quicker meal.

OTHER FILLING OPTIONS?

Of course, the best part is that you can make these the way that you enjoy them. Bean sprouts, water chestnuts, peppers, mushrooms, corn, cheese whatever.

RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Yes, after they are completely cooled, place in an airtight container and freeze for up to 4 months. Spray with oil and place in air fryer to reheat.

HOW TO ROLL THE PERFECT EGG ROLL?

It is easy once you get the hang of it, hind out tips and tricks here.

Piece of Air Fryer Chicken Egg Roll dipped into sauce.

Expert Tips for Making Chicken Egg Rolls

  • Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and air fry in batches, alternatively, make small, golden brown egg rolls as appetizers.
  • Different Protein: Tofu, all vegetable, shrimp or your other favorite protein can be used.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: The Instant Pot is used for cooking your chicken, however, you can use a frying pan on the stove top to cook it.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use low sodium soy sauce, liquid aminos or other low sodium sauces for your chicken egg rolls.
  • Heat: A little red pepper flake, sriracha sauce or other spices to heat this dish.

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Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls on a rounds white plate with a side of dipping sauce.
5 from 6 votes

Air Fryer Chicken Egg Rolls

Yield: 12 pieces
Prep: 12 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
Chicken Egg Rolls are a versatile dish that you can make as an appetizer, snack, quick lunch or main meal. This air fryer recipe makes it quick and so easy.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 10 oz coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 12 egg roll wonton wrappers
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Green onion, garnish

Instructions

  • Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the instant pot and set it to sauté.
  • Once oil is hot, toss in the chicken to brown off.
  • Once chicken is cooked, toss in the garlic and ginger, salt, pepper, sesame, soy sauce and vinegar. Let cook for 1 min.
  • Top with coleslaw and place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 0 minutes.
  • Manually release the pressure.
  • On a flat surface, place the wonton wrapper like a diamond orientation. Place 2-3 tablespoons of filling in the center of the wrapper. Wet the edges of the wrapper and fold over the right and left side of the wrapper over the filling. Fold the bottom corner over the filling and roll it upward.
  • Place egg rolls in the air fryer basket and spray with oil.
  • Cook at 400 for 7 minutes, flip and spray with oil. Cook for 3 minutes.

Expert Tips

 
  • Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and air fry in batches, alternatively, make small ones as appetizers.
  • Different Protein: Tofu, all vegetable, shrimp or your other favorite protein can be used.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: The Instant Pot is used for cooking your chicken, however, you can use a frying pan on the stove top to cook it.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use low sodium soy sauce, liquid aminos or other low sodium sauces for your chicken egg rolls.
  • Heat: A little red pepper flake, sriracha sauce or other spices to heat this dish.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Appetizers and Dips, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: air fryer, chicken

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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