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reheating egg rolls

bethd127 Jun 25, 2007 06:31 PM

Is there anyway to reheat an eggroll with out it becoming soggy?

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  1. riceflour RE: bethd127 Jun 25, 2007 07:01 PM

    I'm a big fan of the toaster oven. Depending on your settings, I'd set it on Medium, keeping the egg roll in the cooler section of the toaster (mine always heats up most in the back). And make sure there's at least an inch and a half between the egg roll and any heating element--I tried this with fried wontons for lunch and ended up burning the tips that stuck up and were nearly touching the heating coils. Bah!

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      mojoeater RE: riceflour Jun 25, 2007 07:29 PM

      Toaster oven, yes! I would roll it a couple times to make sure the entire wrapper gets crispy.

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        Jimmy Buffet RE: riceflour Jun 25, 2007 08:21 PM

        Yep. Or a regular oven. Put 'em on a rack.

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        justagthing RE: bethd127 Jun 25, 2007 10:47 PM

        Agree with the others in regards to using a toaster oven, but I sometimes zap it for a very short time to heat the interior and then toast.

        1. Kajikit RE: bethd127 Jun 26, 2007 08:33 AM

          You should be able to heat it in the oven or the toaster oven... not the microwave unless you don't care what texture it is.

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            Oh Robin RE: bethd127 Jun 26, 2007 01:48 PM

            About 30 seconds in microwave then about 2 minutes in a non-stick pan to crisp up.

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              a_and_w RE: Oh Robin Jun 29, 2007 02:56 PM

              This works surprisingly well with cold pizza, too.

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                Rev_O RE: Oh Robin Dec 30, 2009 09:44 AM

                This was perfect. 30 seconds in micro, then a couple minutes in a cast-iron with olive oil made them perfect. Thank you so much.

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                swsidejim RE: bethd127 Jun 26, 2007 01:55 PM

                a quick(1-2 mins) dip in the deep fryer in your kitchen will do the trick.

                1. sivyaleah RE: bethd127 Jun 26, 2007 01:56 PM

                  I usually blast it in a very hot (preheated) oven for about 5 minutes - around 450.

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                    bethd127 RE: bethd127 Jun 26, 2007 07:20 PM

                    thanks for all the suggestions! the oven, and 30sec in the microwave worked like a charm!

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                      justagthing RE: bethd127 Jun 26, 2007 10:25 PM

                      WooHoo success!

                    2. a_and_w RE: bethd127 Jun 29, 2007 02:19 PM

                      Warm them up in the microwave briefly, then finish in the toaster oven.

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                        smokeandapancake RE: a_and_w Dec 31, 2009 10:25 AM

                        or in a frying pan

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                          a_and_w RE: smokeandapancake Jan 1, 2010 07:20 AM

                          Yep, that works too. My only issue with the frying pan method is that you only get crisping where the pan makes contact with the eggroll. A toaster oven will crisp the skin more evenly.

                      2. ScubaSteve RE: bethd127 Jan 1, 2010 06:08 AM

                        i really like them cold the next morning.

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