crispy cuban egg rolls

One month ago I was attending a food conference in Miami, Florida.  I was super excited to be spending some much needed quality time with my food blogging friends as well as immerse myself with the cuban culture.  Needless to say the weather did not cooperate with me on this trip since it rained 4 out of the 5 days we were there.  Most of the attendees had major problems flying in due to tornado warnings going off throughout the day.  The one day it was sunny we were all catching sun rays on the beach.

My must haves on this trip included an authentic hot cup of cuban coffee and a cuban sandwich and to spend time in South Beach.

On the night we arrived we went to dinner in a hotel along South Beach.  We all decided to do several small dishes instead of just ordering three main ones along with fruity mojito drinks.  One of my favorites from this restaurant was the cuban sandwiches on a stick.

Catching on now……   

Crispy cuban egg rolls

Ever since I’ve arrived back home I kept thinking about those crispy cuban egg rolls that I devoured on my first night in Miami on the rainy beach.  These sandwiches/egg rolls are easy to assemble and fun to eat.

My trip to Miami was phenomenal and the food was the best part.  Every restaurant we went to rocked with the food, service and atmosphere.  I’m hoping that these crispy cuban egg rolls will rock your world as well.

ENJOY ~ Meagan

crispy cuban egg rolls

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Crispy cuban egg rolls

Yield: 10 egg rolls

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 5 ounces thinly sliced roast beef
  • 5 ounces thinly sliced smoked ham
  • 10 slices swiss cheese torn in half
  • 10 egg roll wrappers
  • 10 slices claussen sandwich pickles
  • 1 tablespoon mustard

Directions:

  1. Add oil to a dutch oven and bring to a medium heat.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the egg and water and set aside.
  3. Place one egg roll wrapper down on a flat surface.  Place two torn slices of swiss cheese in the bottom portion of the diamond shaped egg roll.  Top with a little bit of roast beef and ham.  Then place pickle on top of meat and a little dab of mustard.  Roll the wrapper once and then fold the sides in and then finish rolling.
  4. Using a brush dab the egg roll securing all the edges together with the egg wash.
  5. Place in the dutch oven and cook for 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown.
  6. Repeat until all egg rolls are made.

 

   

16 Responses to “Crispy cuban egg rolls”

  1. 1
    Ashley | Spoonful of Flavor — June 16, 2014 at 7:20 am

    What a great idea! I love cuban sandwiches and the idea of egg rolls sounds even better. The cuban food is definitely one of the best things about Miami!

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    • azestybite replied: — June 16th, 2014 @ 3:18 pm

      Yes now I’m ready to go back and get some better weather.

      Reply

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    taylor @ greens & chocolate — June 16, 2014 at 7:38 am

    I LOVE Cuban sandwiches! These egg rolls are genius!

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  3. 3
    Christine from Cook the Story — June 16, 2014 at 8:25 am

    What an awesome idea!

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  4. 4
    Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain — June 16, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Best idea ever!! I seriously can’t wait to make these!

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  5. 5
    CakePants — June 16, 2014 at 9:11 am

    These sound delicious!! Anything stuffed inside egg roll wrappers is a win in my book!

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    Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice — June 16, 2014 at 10:29 am

    This looks absolutely amazing! What a great idea to turn a cuban into an egg roll. Pinned!

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    fabiola@notjustbaked — June 16, 2014 at 11:43 am

    You are a genius! I love this idea.

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — June 16, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    The name alone had me hooked in! These look SO good, I can see why it’s been on our brain since Miami!

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    Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough — June 16, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Um, these sound AMAZE. And I want all of them in my belly.

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    Sues — June 16, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    What an awesome idea! Now I’m craving a Cuban sandwich… But would obviously rather have a Cuban egg roll :)

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    MB @ Bourbon and Brown Sugar — June 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    What a great idea… I adore Cuban food, but the egg rolls are a very cool twist. Yum!

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    Bri | Bites of Bri — June 17, 2014 at 4:49 am

    OMG! My husband’s favorite sandwich ever is a Cuban panini. I’m making these ASAP. They look amazing!

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    steph@stephsbitebybite — June 17, 2014 at 7:26 am

    This is one of the most inventive forms of egg rolls I’ve seen!! LOVING it!

    Reply

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    Todd — June 17, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    Cuban sandwiches are my favorite!! But these egg rolls might look even better :)

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    Charlotte @ Pirate Monkey Mama — June 27, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    These look amazing! I am a reluctant and terrified cook but I’ve favourited these and just have to give them a try. Thanks

    Reply

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