Crab-and-Pork Spring Rolls

120 mins (prep 120)
13 ingredients
makes 10 hors d'oeuvre servings
Fatty pork is the standout ingredient in these crisp spring rolls; it adds intense flavor and a tender texture to the crab and vegetable filling. Fresh ginger and a generous amount of cilantro add kick.

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  • 1/2 oz dried wood ear mushrooms (about 2)
  • 6 oz ground fatty pork (from shoulder)
  • 1/4 lb jumbo lump crabmeat, picked over
  • 1 whole large egg, lightly beaten, plus 1 large egg yolk, lightly beaten separately
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • 2 small garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • rounded 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 30 vietnamese rice-paper wedges*
  • about 6 cups peanut or vegetable oil
  • special equipment: a deep-fat thermometer
  • accompaniment: nuoc cham dipping sauce .


Serving Size (18.96 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 128.13 Calories from Fat 123.3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.7g 210.71%
Saturated Fat 5.0g 249.9%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 14.63mg 48.76%
Sodium 514.79mg 214.49%
Total Carbohydrate 0.2g 0.66%
Dietary Fiber 0.01 g 0.5%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 0.9g 17.94%
Vitamin A 0.05IU% Vitamin C 0.19mg%
Calcium 2.14mg% Iron 0.09mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried wood ear mushrooms, ground, jumbo lump crabmeat, large egg, whole, chopped fresh cilantro, peeled fresh ginger, small, peanut or vegetable oil, a, special equipment, dipping sauce, accompaniment