Easy Frozen Egg Rolls in Air Fryer

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Frozen Egg Rolls in Air Fryer

When you make frozen egg rolls in the air fryer you get to enjoy a delightful crunch in each bite, plus they are ready quickly and make very little mess to clean up.

Egg Rolls stacked

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to enjoy egg rolls, that tastes fresh, this recipe is for you. 

Air Fryer Frozen Egg Rolls

Preparing frozen egg rolls in the air fryer is very easy and they taste fabulous. If you are looking for a deliciously crunchy texture on the outside but still warm and soft on the inside, this air fryer recipe is just for you.

In a matter of minutes, you can enjoy your deliciously crunchy frozen egg rolls in the air fryer. 

Frozen Egg Rolls in the Air Fryer

Tools and Ingredients used in this recipe:

Air fryer. You can use any brand of air fryer you prefer. Simply be aware that it may require you to slightly increase or decrease the air fry time depending on what air fryer you use. We have an instant mini air fryer. 

Frozen egg rolls. Pick up your favorite brand of frozen egg rolls at your local grocery store. They come in all different brands and flavors, so decide which one will work best for you. 

Dipping sauce. There are many different types of dipping sauces that you can choose to use for your egg rolls. Simply select whichever one you like the best. 

How to Make Air Fryer Frozen Egg Rolls

Begin by preheating your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) if required by your air fryer. 

Move your frozen egg rolls from the freezer and open the packaging. Arrange the frozen egg rolls in your air fryer basket so that there is still space in between each egg roll. 

If desired you can brush each egg roll with oil, but this is not required.

Add your air fryer basket back to the air fryer and close the air fryer. Air fry at 375°F (190°C) for approximately 10 to 12 minutes, or until the egg rolls are cooked to your desired level of crispiness. 

Remove the egg rolls from your fryer, serve alongside your favorite dipping sauce, and enjoy!  

egg Rolls cut opened

How long do you heat egg rolls in the air fryer?

Exactly how long it takes for your frozen egg rolls to cook in the air fryer will vary depending upon your specific air fryer, and how many egg rolls you are trying to cook. 

On average, when air frying them at 375°F (190°C), it will take approximately 10 to 12 minutes to cook your egg rolls to perfection. You may need to slightly adjust the cooking time for your air fryer. 

Variations

Using an Air Fryer Oven or Convection Oven

A variation of this recipe is to prepare your frozen egg rolls in a convection oven rather than in an air fryer. To bake a cross in your oven, your first want to preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). 

Once the oven is preheated, and the egg rolls to a cookie sheet, and if desired you can brush them with a bit of oil. Add the cookie sheet into the oven and bake your egg rolls for approximately 20 minutes or until they are warmed through. 

Tips for Success

Cook Frozen. We strongly recommend that you cook your egg rolls directly from the freezer. This will allow them to become nice and crispy, and you do not have to worry about them becoming mushy as they thaw. 

Adjust the Cook Time. Depending upon your specific air fryer, you may need to slightly adjust the air frying time for the egg rolls. Feel free to set the timer for slightly less time than you think it will need, then add more time as needed. 

Brush with Oil. Although not required, we do recommend that you brush the egg rolls with a bit of olive oil before they are air fried. This allows them to become extra crispy on the outside and turn a lovely golden brown color. 

Storage

Room temperature. Your egg rolls should be left at room temperature for no more than two hours before they go bad.  

In the refrigerator. For longer storage, please store egg rolls in an airtight container, or save them in a plastic storage bag. Then place into the fridge for up to 3 to 4 days. 

How to Reheat Egg Rolls

Air fryer. Our preferred method to reheat leftover egg rolls is of course to place them back into the air fryer basket. Air fry them at 375°F for approximately 5 to 10 minutes or until they are warmed through. 

In the Oven. You can also reheat leftover egg rolls in the oven. To do this preheat the oven to 375°F, then place your leftover egg rolls on a cookie sheet.

Add to the oven and bake for approximately 10 to 15 minutes or until the egg rolls are warmed through. 

Microwave. You can also reheat leftover egg rolls in the microwave. Please note this method does tend to make them somewhat soggy, and we do not recommend it.

To reheat in the microwave, place egg rolls onto a microwave-safe plate, and microwave for one to two minutes until they are warm.

egg Rolls top down cut opened

Egg Roll Dipping Sauces

There are many different types of dipping sauces you can use for your egg rolls. You can make your own or you can simply purchase your favorite type of sauce.

Some favorites include; sweet and sour sauce, soy sauce, duck sauce, hoisin sauce, dumpling sauce, and of course egg roll dipping sauce.  

What to Serve with Crispy Spring Rolls

There are many different foods you can enjoy along with your delicious air fried frozen egg rolls. Below are a few of our favorites. 

FAQs

Do you Need to Thaw the Egg Rolls First?

No. Actually, we recommend that you do not thaw the egg rolls before they are air fried. Rather, you can simply remove them from the freezer, open the package, and add them to your air fryer. Simple as that. 

What are the best frozen egg rolls for the air fryer?

You really can choose any brand of frozen egg rolls to make in your air fryer. Simply select your favorite brand, and follow our easy instructions to enjoy delicious air fried egg rolls. 

What’s the difference between Egg Rolls and Spring Rolls?

The main difference between egg rolls and spring rolls is in how they are wrapped. Egg rolls are usually wrapped in thicker wrappers that have been dipped in eggs, and spring rolls are wrapped in rice or flour wrappers.

They are also different in how they are cooked. Spring rolls are usually baked, and egg rolls are fried. There can also be differences in the filling inside. 

egg Rolls top down

Air Fryer Frozen Egg Rolls

Preparing air fryer frozen egg rolls is very easy, and they taste delicious.

When you air fry egg rolls you get rewarded with a deliciously crispy egg roll, that is prepared with very little fuss and mess. Be sure to give this recipe a try and let us know what you think! 

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