Crunchy and crispy spring rolls are a great accompaniment to your Asian meals. However, they can be quite tedious to make from scratch. The good news is that the frozen spring rolls are easy to make in just under 10 minutes!
Air fryer frozen spring rolls turn out crispy and that too with little to no oil. They are as good as when you deep fry them but much healthier.
Frozen spring rolls can be found in the frozen food aisles of your local grocery stores like Trader Joe's, Publix, Target, and Costco. I enjoy frozen vegetable spring rolls but other types of spring rolls can be air fried in a similar way.
Air fryer frozen vegetable spring rolls with a filling of carrots and cabbage are great to serve as an appetizer, snack, or a side dish with Asian meals. They are easy to make and any leftovers can be refrigerated for later use.
To make frozen spring rolls in the air fryer, you ideally need only one ingredient. Yes! the frozen spring rolls. I have used vegetable spring rolls with a filling of cabbage and carrots, but you can use other types of spring rolls.
Frozen spring rolls are available in the frozen section in most grocery stores like Trader Joe's, Target, Walmart, Publix, and some Costco.
There are different sizes of frozen spring rolls available. If you use the mini or large ones you will have to adjust the cooking time in the air fryer accordingly.
Depending on the brand of spring rolls you use, you may or may not need to apply any oil to it while air frying. While cooking, some of them will ooze out oil and that is a good sign that you don't need to apply any oil to them.
Cooking frozen vegetable spring rolls in the air fryer is easy and even kids can do it! You can cook the spring rolls from frozen and there is no need to thaw them before air frying.
Preheat the air fryer to 390°F for 2-3 minutes or until it prompts you to add food. Now carefully place the spring rolls in a single layer in the air fryer basket. You can air fry them in multiple batches if needed and also make use of kitchen tongs to help place them.
Air fry the spring rolls at 390°F for 8 minutes. After about 4-5 minutes of air frying, open the air fryer basket. At this point, if the spring rolls look dry then you can apply some oil with a basting brush, or spray some using an oil sprayer and then flip them.
Continue air frying for the remaining time and then open the air fryer basket. Crispy air fryer spring rolls are now ready to eat with your favorite sauce.
If you want the spring rolls to be more golden brown in color or if they are not as crispy as your liking then you can air fry them for a minute or two more.
Depending on the size of the frozen spring rolls, the air frying time will vary. For mini spring rolls, it can take lesser time about 4-6 minutes. For the regular-size frozen spring rolls, it will take about 8-10 minutes. For larger-size spring rolls, it can take 10-12 minutes.
It is best to serve the crunchy spring rolls hot once they are out of the air fryer. You can serve them with your favorite dipping sauce like peanut sauce. A frozen spring roll packet usually comes with dipping sauce.
I have made these frozen air fryer spring rolls in Instant Vortex Plus air fryer. It can be made in any type of air fryer, be it basket style or tray style, or any size. Depending on your air fryer, the cooking time may vary by a minute or two.
Also, depending on the size of the air fryer, you may have to air fryer the frozen spring rolls in multiple batches.
Air-fried frozen spring rolls are best consumed immediately while they are hot. In case you have any leftover spring rolls, you can store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container. When you are ready to eat, you can simply reheat them in the air fryer at 360°F for a minute or two.
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Frozen Spring Rolls In Air Fryer
- 5 Spring rolls (frozen)
- ¼ teaspoon Oil (only if needed)
Frozen spring rolls in air fryer
- Preheat the air fryer to 390 °F.
- Place the frozen spring rolls in the air fryer basket.
- Air fry the spring rolls for 8 minutes.
- Flip the spring rolls after 4-5 minutes.
- If needed, apply some oil with a basting brush.
- Continue air frying for the remaining time.
Frozen spring rolls in the oven
- Preheat the oven to 400° F.
- Line the frozen spring rolls in a baking tray.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.
- Remove the baking tray from the oven.
- Depending on the size of the spring rolls, you may have to air fry them for a longer time.
- Mini spring rolls will take lesser time to air fry, about 4-6 minutes.
- There is no need to thaw the frozen spring rolls before air frying.