rabbit easter egg rolls
The White House has an annual tradition every Easter called the Easter Egg Roll, where kids rolls eggs down a hill for fun. Well, I've decided to make literal egg rolls with many of the components of Easter, including rabbits and chocolate!
Making egg rolls is surprisingly easy. These days, you can buy premade wonton wrappers and all you gotta do is put your fillings in the center of the wrappers and wrap them up.
I couldn't find ground rabbit online(well, that's not true, I was just too lazy to search for it), so I settled for rabbit hot dogs instead, which taste like any ordinary hot dog(you know, the type made from pork and/or beef) and are better suited for egg rolls than ground rabbit, since there's no need to brown them before hand.
But why the use of seaweed salad, which isn't normally served on Easter? You see, when I was a kid, my mom would always give my sister and I gift baskets that had candy and green garland in it that looked like seaweed, hence the use of it here.
Normally people don't eat eggs on Easter, they just hard-boil them and paint them. I prefer eating hard-boiled eggs more than painting them and rendering them inedible.
The egg rolls tasted sweet from the candy and savory from the hard-boiled egg and rabbit hot dogs. Since I didn't have a pastry brush on hand, I had to the pour olive oil onto the egg rolls, but all that oil made the egg rolls turn out looking like they just came out of a deep fryer! The outside was definitely greasy and crispy, just like an egg roll should.
I may have served them with coconut aminos, but the egg rolls actually taste better without them.
My dad didn't try this recipe, as he's opposed to eating rabbits.
Seaweed Salad: www.amazon.com/Japanese-Delight-Seaweed-Vinegar-Garlic/dp/B00HVP2DAW/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1521383927&sr=8-1&
Rabbit Hot Dogs: www.exoticmeatmarkets.com/product-p/rabbithotdogs32.htm
You will need:
Makes 12 egg rolls
For the cooking equipment:
A wooden cutting board
2 lasagna pans
Nonstick cooking spray
A small bowl
A pastry brush
For the egg rolls:
12 Wonton wrappers
2 boxes(2 oz.) of seaweed salad(see HELPFUL LINKS; you can also find them at a sushi restaurant)
3 Rabbit hot dogs(see HELPFUL LINKS)
3 cooled, hard-boiled eggs
Jelly beans(NOT the Harry Potter type that's vomit-flavored)
Mini chocolate eggs
Coconut aminos or soy sauce(optional)
For each egg roll:
1. Put a wonton wrapper onto a wooden cutting board.
2. Place a little bit of the seaweed salad in the center of the wrapper and top the seaweed with a small piece of a rabbit hot dog, a part of a hard-boiled egg, 5 jelly beans, and 3 mini chocolate eggs.
3. Wrap the wonton wrapper according to the package directions.
4. Spray 2 lasagna pans with nonstick cooking spray. Place the egg roll into a lasagna pan.
5. Repeat for the remaining 11 egg rolls and place 6 rolls in each lasagna pan.
6. Pour some olive oil into a small bowl and brush the tops of the egg rolls with the oil. If you don't have a brush, just drizzle the oil onto the rolls from the small bowl.
7. Bake the egg rolls in a 400 degree Fahrenheit oven for 10-12 minutes.
8. Serve with coconut aminos or soy sauce(optional).
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