Spring Roll Wrappers

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Chinese Technique

By Ken Hom

Published 1981

  • About

Spring roll wrappers are not widely available outside Chinese markets. The egg roll wrappers available in supermarkets can be used instead, as can the basic egg wrapper, but they make a thicker skin. Handmade Filipino lumpia skins found in Asian communities are the closest substitute. Spring roll wrappers are so thin (like a crepe) that when they are deep-fried they become crisp, brittle, and translucent, like a piece of fine parchment paper.

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