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National Egg Roll Day

On National Egg Roll Day, it's time to get creative in the kitchen! Try delicious recipes and explore new flavors with these tasty egg rolls.
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When it is?
June 10
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Introduction

Let's get ready to roll into National Egg Roll Day on June 10! This festive holiday celebrates the traditional and beloved Chinese dish, the egg roll. It is said that this classic dish has been around for more than 1,000 years and is a favorite in many cultures around the world. The egg roll perfects the combination of crunchy vegetables and savory meats wrapped in a light and crispy wrapper – making it an irresistible treat! So get your appetite ready because it's time to celebrate this delicious day with your family and friends.

History of National Egg Roll Day

National Egg Roll Day Dates

National Egg Roll Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Egg Roll Origins</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 1800s, the egg roll evolved from Chinese spring rolls and became a popular dish in Cantonese cuisine.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1917</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Egg Rolls in America</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first recorded mention of an egg roll in an American cookbook was in 1917.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Egg Rolls Go Mainstream</div><div class='timeline-text'>Over the course of the mid 20th century, egg rolls became widely popular in Chinese-American cuisine.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div the='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Innovative Egg Roll Recipes</div><div class='timeline-text'>Throughout the 90s, many innovative egg roll recipes were introduced, including dessert egg rolls and fusion inspired variants.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Egg Roll Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>On June 10, National Egg Roll Day was celebrated for the first time, set by Pagoda, a popular frozen Asian food brand.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Egg Roll Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own egg rolls</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making egg rolls is easier than it looks. Start by gathering your ingredients (egg, cabbage, carrots, mushrooms, onions, soy sauce and more). Then mix all the ingredients in a bowl and fill the egg roll wraps with the mixture. Fry them up and enjoy.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for egg rolls</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take your taste buds on a journey and find the best egg rolls in town. Use Yelp to search for Chinese restaurants that serve egg rolls and choose the one that catches your eye.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host an egg roll party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for an egg roll party. Make your favorite egg roll recipe or order from a local restaurant, set up a DIY dipping sauce bar, and enjoy the evening together.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend an egg roll cooking class</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Search out your local cooking school and sign up for an egg roll cooking class. You'll learn how to make perfect egg rolls every time.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make an egg roll tower</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Create an epic tower of egg rolls with your friends or family by stacking them up as high as you can before they come crashing down! Don't forget to take pictures of your masterpiece.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Egg Roll Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Egg rolls are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Egg rolls are that perfect combination of crunchy, savory and filling. It's the perfect snack to pair with your favorite meal or just enjoy on its own. Plus, they're a great way to use up leftover ingredients like meat, vegetables and rice.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>There's something for everyone</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether you're a vegetarian or just someone looking for a new flavor profile, egg rolls have something for everybody. You can find traditional egg rolls stuffed with pork, beef, shrimp and other typical fillings or go the vegan route with soy protein and veggies only. There's even dessert egg rolls filled with cream cheese, chocolate chips or seasonal fruit!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They're easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making egg rolls at home is easy and fun. All you need is a few ingredients, some wrapping skill and an appetite for success! With the help of some online tutorials you could be enjoying homemade egg rolls in no time - no restaurant visit required!</p></div></div>

5 Crunchy Facts for National Egg Roll Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Egg Rolls Have Different Variations Internationally</h3><p class='facts-content'>Moving beyond America, many other countries have their own variations of egg rolls. In Vietnam, they're called Chả giò, featuring thin rice paper wrap filled with ground meat, seafood, and vermicelli noodles. In the Philippines, the Lumpia is similar to the Chinese spring roll with mixtures of vegetables and meat wrapped in a thin crepe.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Egg Rolls can be baked instead of fried</h3><p class='facts-content'>Though traditionally deep-fried, egg rolls can also be baked for a lighter version. Baking them in an oven gives you a crispy texture without all the extra oil, providing a healthier alternative.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Egg Roll's Wrapper has Significance</h3><p class='facts-content'>The wheat flour-based egg roll wrappers are typically thicker than those used for spring rolls, providing a substantial crunch when fried. Interestingly, these wrappers traditionally use egg in their recipe, which contributes to its name.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Egg Rolls can be sweet too</h3><p class='facts-content'>While savory fillings are common, sweet versions of egg rolls also exist. In some cultures, they stuff their egg rolls with sweet fillings like chopped fruits or sweet bean paste, then dust the fried roll with powdered sugar.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Egg Rolls are a Symbol of Wealth</h3><p class='facts-content'>Historically and culturally, the golden color and elongated shape of egg rolls made them a symbol of wealth and prosperity in Chinese culture, often served during Lunar New Year as a good luck charm for a wealthy new year.</p></div></div>

National Egg Roll Day FAQs

When is National Egg Roll Day?

National Egg Roll Day is celebrated on June 10th every year. In 2024 National Egg Roll Day will occur on a Monday.

National Egg Roll Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Jun 10

Saturday

2024

Jun 10

Monday

2025

Jun 10

Tuesday

2026

Jun 10

Wednesday

2027

Jun 10

Thursday

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