Yield: 8 servings
|¼ medium||Head cabbage; thinly sliced|
|2 \N||Ribs celery; thinly sliced|
|¼ cup||Fresh cilantro; minced|
|½ cup||Seitan; finely chopped|
|¼ teaspoon||White pepper|
|½ teaspoon||Sesame oil|
|8 \N||Spring roll skins|
|\N \N||Soybean oil for frying|
Combine cabbage, celery, cilantro and seitan in a medium-size mixing bowl. set aside.
Sprinkle each spring roll with salt, pepper and a few drops of sesame oil. Divide vegetable mixture into 8 equal portions and spoon a portion 2" from one corner of each spring rollskin. Fold corner over mixture, then fold in side corders (similar to the 3 sealed sides of an envelope). Roll towards top to wrap.
Heat 4" of fryig oil to 350 deg in a deep saucepan or wok. Carefully submerge spring rolls into oil and deep fry until golden, about 5 minutes. (They will float and should be turned once.) Remove and drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.
Per spring roll: 176 cal; 9 g prot; 323 mg sod; 11 g carb; 11 g fat; 0 mg chol; 17 mg calcium
Source: Vegetarian Gourmet, Winter 93/MM by DEEANNE