Authentic Chinese Egg Rolls (from a Chinese person)

You can't get much more authentic than this 300 year old recipe from China. Roast pork, bamboo, and mushrooms lend a rich flavor to an authentic egg roll.

Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat. Pour in beaten eggs and cook, without stirring, until firmed. Flip the eggs over and cook for an additional 20 seconds...


  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 medium head cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1/2 carrot, julienned
  • 1 (8 ounce) can shredded bamboo shoots
  • 1 cup dried, shredded wood ear mushroom, rehydrated
  • 1 pound Chinese barbequed or roasted pork, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • 1 (14 ounce) package egg roll wrappers
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 4 cups oil for frying, or as needed

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