Cheeseburger spring rolls pack the flavour of a smash patty burger with the crunch of a fried spring roll. All the flavours of an ultimate cheeseburger, meat, pickles, cheese, ketchup, and mustard with every single bite.
Place beef mince/ground beef in a bowl and add salt. Using your hands, massage salt through the beef mince well.
Divide the beef into 6 even round balls. Flatten each ball to make a thin beef patty, 1.5cm/½" thick.
Place a frying pan over medium-high heat and add a splash of oil to the pan.
Add a couple of beef patties to the frying pan. Press patties down with a spatula or burger press. Cook for 3-4 minutes until patties brown and caramelise, then flip and cook the other side.
Once cooked place on a plate. Repeat this process with the remaining patties.IMPORTANT NOTE: Work with 2-3 patties at a time, it depends on how big your pan is. Leave around 5cm/1½" between the patties. You don't want to crowd the pan. If you do the patties will sweat and stew, not brown and caramelise.
Place the plate with the cooked beef patties in the fridge to cool completely.
Once the beef patties have cooled break/crumble them up into small pieces in a large bowl. Add onion, dill pickles, cheese, ketchup, and mustard. Mix to combine thoroughly
Taste mixture and season as required.
Constructing the Spring Rolls
Beat egg with a fork in a small bowl. This will be used to seal the spring rolls.
Lay a spring roll wrapper in front of you so it looks like a diamond, one corner is pointing towards you.
Spoon a couple of tablespoons of cheeseburger filling onto the wrapper approximately one third of the way up from the corner pointing towards you.
Fold the corner pointing towards you up and over the top of the filling. Shape the filling into a tight cylinder under the folded over wrapper.
Then fold the corners on the left and the right over the top of your first fold and the rolled cylinder of filling.
Then start rolling the parcel away from you stopping before you reach the far corner. Brush the far corner with some beaten egg, and then continue rolling up the spring roll to seal it.
Repeat this process with the remaining spring roll wrappers.
Frying the Cheeseburger Spring Rolls in Oil
Heat vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or wok until it reaches 200°C/395°F. If using a wok make sure there the oil is deep enough that the spring rolls will float and not touch the bottom of the wok.
Place 2-3 spring rolls in the hot oil and cook until crisp and brown.
Remove from the oil and place on a wire rack (no paper as it makes the spring rolls soggy) while cooking the remaining spring rolls.
Serve with extra mustard and ketchup.
Frying the Cheeseburger Spring Rolls in an Air Fryer
Spray spring rolls with a little spray oil.
Place in the air fryer basket and cook at 190°C/375°F until crisp and golden.
Do not overcrowd the air fryer basket.
As per the oil frying method, place on a wire rack (no paper as it makes the spring rolls soggy) while cooking the remaining spring rolls.
GENERAL COOK’S NOTESAll oven temperatures are fan-forced, increase the temperature by 20 Deg C (70 Deg F) for convection ovens.All measurements are Australian tablespoons and cups. All measures are level, and cups are lightly packed unless specified.
1 teaspoon equals 5ml
1 tablespoon equals 20 ml (Nth America, NZ & UK use 15ml tablespoons)
1 cup equals 250ml (Nth America use 237ml)
4 teaspoons equal 1 tablespoon
I use the below unless specified in my recipes.
Herbs are fresh | Vegetables are of a medium size | Eggs are roughly 60 grams in weight (large) NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION BELOW IS A GUIDE ONLY