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Air fryer vegetable spring rolls

All the classic crunch you love about the classic starter with less oil thanks to cooking in your air fryer.
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Spring rolls are a popular starter from Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines featuring all your favourite fillings wrapped in a (usually) fried or baked pastry-like wrapper. There’s really no rules about what you put in your spring rolls. But typically, you’ll find a mix of some kind of mince or tofu with finely chopped or shredded vegetables, plus seasoning. Some will include vermicelli style noodles and you must include a sweet, tangy and spicy sauce for dipping.

Make these deliciously crunchy vegetable spring rolls from scratch and cook them in your air fryer for the ultimate crunch with less oil involved.

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Ingredients

Method

1.

Place vermicelli in a medium bowl of boiling water for 2 minutes or until soft; drain well. Using scissors, snip noodles into 2cm lengths.

2.

Line the basket of a 5.3-litre air fryer with baking paper. Place garlic, ginger, shallot, carrot, wombok, five-spice and oils in lined basket; toss to combine. Slide pan and basket back into appliance. Set temperature to 180˚C; set timer for 5 minutes. Cook until vegetables are soft.

3.

Taking care, pull out the pan and basket; transfer vegetable mixture to a bowl. Combine tamari and cornflour in a small bowl; add to vegetable mixture with vermicelli and toss until combined. Cool to room temperature.

4.

Place a spring roll wrapper on a flat surface. Place ¼ cup of the filling one-third up from the bottom edge in a line, leaving a 1.5cm border on each side. Fold over once, then fold in the sides and roll up to enclose filling; brush the join with a little water to seal. Repeat with remaining spring roll wrappers and filling.

5.

Preheat the air fryer to 180°C for 3 minutes.

6.

Spray spring rolls generously with oil. Place half the rolls in basket. Keep temperature set at 180°C; set timer for 12 minutes. Cook until spring rolls are golden brown. Transfer cooked spring rolls to a wire rack. Repeat cooking with remaining spring rolls.

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