Here’s a quick how-to on making egg rolls. You’ll need:

Egg Roll wrappers from your local grocery
Bean Sprouts
Carrots
Cabbage or Chinese Nappa
Green Onions
Bamboo Shoots
Garlic
Ginger
Soy Sauce
Shrimp, chicken, firm tofu, or a combination of all three.

If you don’t have some of these- improvise! Use powdered ginger, lettuce, cooked ground pork- it’s the form that’s important, not the exact recipe.

Cooking the filling

Heat a few tablespoons of peanut oil in a wok or skillet, and stir fry a littel garlic and ginger. How much? Well, how much do you like? Say a couple of cloves of garlic and a quarter teaspoon of grated ginger.

Add a cup of shredded cabbage, some shredded carrot, a cup of bean sprouts, maybe a quarter cup of cut-up bambo…

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