spring roll


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spring roll

n.
A cylindrical casing of rice paper or very thin dough that is filled with minced vegetables and often bits of meat or seafood and may be served fresh or fried.

[Translation of Chinese terms such as Mandarin chūn juǎn : chūn, spring (since fried spring rolls have traditionally been served around the Chinese New Year, the beginning of spring in the Chinese lunar calendar ) + juǎn, roll.]

spring roll

n
(Cookery) a Chinese dish consisting of a savoury mixture of vegetables and meat rolled up in a thin pancake and fried

spring′ roll`


n.
an egg roll.
[1965–70; translation of Chinese chūn-juǎn]

spring roll

- Smaller than egg rolls, they traditionally have a lighter, more delicate pastry wrap.
See also related terms for lighter.

spring roll

egg roll
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spring roll - minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and friedspring roll - minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Translations

spring roll

ninvoltino primavera involtino fritto farcito di verdure o carne, specialità cinese
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But if you think a little bit out of the box, spring roll pastry can be a great carrier for loads of different things, especially if you really use your imagination.
When the oil's hot, add the spring rolls - or as many as will fit comfortably in a single layer - and fry, turning to cook all sides, for eight to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Stephen Jackson's Turkey, Chestnut &Cranberry Spring Rolls For the filling: 100g leftover roast turkey 100g leftover stuffing 100g leftover roast potatoes 100g leftover roast parsnips 50g diced chestnuts A few leftover chipolata sausages A few spoons of cranberry sauce A handful fresh parsley 1 large carrot 4 large spring onions A little Tabasco sauce (optional) 2 eggs S&P For the rolls: 1 packet 10-inch Spring Roll wrappers 3 egg yolks A pinch of salt Vegetable oil for deep frying Extras: Deep fat fryer or suitable pan, pastry brush Method: First, let's make the filling.
As the flavours washed away the disappointment of my spring rolls, we settled further into our seats awaiting the arrival of the mains.
Cook the spring rolls in batches, drain well on kitchen paper.
Wing Wah chief executive Dorian Chan said: "Children need to be excited about food and the spring roll is a quick, easy snack that they can really get involved in making.
The spring roll is the signature dish of the Cantonese region and is handmade using ingredients such as bamboo shoots and assorted vegetables.
Go down to the restaurant to celebrate National Spring Roll Week and take advantage of this special reader offer, which will be available on buffet meals from April 10, 2008, until April 17, 2008.
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Come to the restaurant to help celebrate National Spring Roll Week and take advantage of this special offer, which will be available until April 24, 2008.