Why is it called an egg roll?

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asked May 5 in Other-Food Drink by Inetanappy (700 points)
Why is it called an egg roll?

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answered May 9 by Lamkerprist (5,700 points)
Egg Rolls get their name of Egg Rolls because the dough traditionally used to make the wrapper of the egg rolls are made using eggs and call for using eggs in the recipe.

The egg rolls that were featured in a Chinese-American cookbook from 1917 in which the recipe for the egg rolls calls for chicken, ham, sprouts, and mushrooms to be wrapped in a thin egg omelette.

So, literally, an egg roll.

Egg rolls are a variety of deep-fried appetizers served in American Chinese restaurants.

An egg roll is a cylindrical, savory roll with shredded cabbage, chopped pork, and other fillings inside a thickly-wrapped wheat flour skin, which is fried in hot oil.

The origin of egg rolls is in the United states and general belief is the first egg rolls were created in New York City in the 1930s.

Henry Low included an egg roll recipe in his 1938 book Cook at Home in Chinese.

Egg Rolls are not the healthiest but they are very delicious and the best egg rolls that are the healthiest are homemade egg rolls.

 Egg rolls aren't exactly a “health food,” but they can fit within an overall healthy diet regardless of your wellness goals.

As long as you eat other healthier foods then eating egg rolls is okay in moderation.

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