Air Fryer Pulled Pork Egg Rolls are filled with pulled pork, bbq sauce, coleslaw, and cheese, fried to a crispy golden brown in an air fryer. These were made with my new favorite Pulled Pork recipe, one you should definitely try!
Air Fryer Pulled Pork Egg Rolls
Pulled pork is such a versatile meat to use in so many recipes! It can be enjoyed as an entree, or in recipes like my quesadillas, pulled pork shepherd’s pie, and nachos. And, just wait until you try these pulled pork egg rolls. Oh, and don’t forget to make the homemade dipping sauce!
Egg Rolls Ingredients
Egg Roll Wrappers: Look for the wrappers in the refrigerated section of the grocery store. You can also use wonton wrappers but they will be much smaller, hold less ingredients, and may be a bit trickier to work with.
Coleslaw: You could use any kind of coleslaw, but I would recommend giving my homemade coleslaw recipe a try!
Cheese: I preferred shredded Monterey Jack cheese, but you can certainly try these egg rolls using your favorite kind of cheese.
Can I Make this Ahead of Time?
Well, I would assemble the egg rolls right before you are going to cook them. However, you could make the dipping sauce and coleslaw ahead of time.
The Alabama white sauce (dipping sauce) will last in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. And, the coleslaw will be good for 3-5 days when stored in the refrigerator.
Can I Bake Pulled Pork Egg Rolls in the Oven?
Yes! If you don’t have an air fryer (yet), you can bake the egg rolls in the oven. Follow the same instructions. Then, place the egg rolls on a baking sheet.
Spray the tops of the egg rolls with cooking spray and bake for 20 minutes at 425°F. After 10 minutes, flip over the egg rolls. You could spray them again with cooking spray, but you don’t have to.
How to Fry Pulled Pork Egg Rolls in Oil
If you prefer deep-frying your egg rolls, you can certainly do that, too. Follow the instructions up to frying the egg rolls in the air fryer. Instead, follow these frying instructions:
- In a medium pot, heat 2 inches of oil to 375°F.
- Once the oil is hot, place egg rolls in the oil, making sure to not overcrowd the pot.
- Fry in the oil for 4-6 minutes, or until golden brown and crunchy.
- Remove from the oil and place on a wire rack to cool.
- Before frying another batch of egg rolls, be sure the oil is still at 375°F. (The oil may cool down after each batch.)
Air Fryer Pulled Pork Egg Rolls
- ½ cup (116 g) mayonnaise
- 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ¼ teaspoon horseradish sauce
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 12 egg roll wrappers
- 3 cups pulled pork, shredded, divided
- ½ cup (140 g) bbq sauce, divided
- 1½ cups (375 g) coleslaw, divided
- 1½ cups (169.5 g) Monterrey jack cheese, shredded, divided
- water, for wetting edges of wrappers
- In a medium bowl, combine all the dipping sauce ingredients. Mix well. Chill until ready to serve.
- On a clean work surface, set out 12 egg roll wrappers.
- Top each egg roll wrapper with a heaping tablespoon of coleslaw, ¼ cup of pulled pork, 2 teaspoons of bbq sauce, and a heaping tablespoon of cheese.
- Use water to wet the edges of the egg roll and then tightly roll the egg roll wrapper around the filling.
- To roll, first, fold up the bottom corner to just over the filling and roll once, to fold in the pulled pork mixture.
- Second, fold in the right and left corners of the wrapper to the center, lightly pressing to seal. (You may need to add more water to the edges and corners to help the wrapper stay folded.) It should now look like an open envelope.
- Continue rolling until the filling is fully wrapped inside of the egg roll. Press to seal the edges.
- Place the egg rolls in a single layer into the basket of your air fryer. (Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to work in batches.) Spray the tops of the egg rolls with nonstick cooking spray and air fry the egg rolls for 2-3 minutes. Flip them over, spray again with cooking spray, and air fry for another 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Serve the egg rolls with the dipping sauce. Enjoy!
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