Chili`s Southwestern Egg Rolls
1 chicken breast fillet
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons minced red bell pepper
2 tablespoons minced green onion
1/3 cup frozen corn
1/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons frozen spinach, thawed and drained
2 tablespoons diced, canned jalapeno peppers
1/2 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
dash cayenne pepper
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
five 7-inch flour tortillas
Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce:
1/4 cup smashed, fresh avocado (about half of an avocado)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon buttermilk
1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried parsley
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
dash dried dill weed
dash garlic powder
2 tablespoons chopped tomato
1 tablespoon chopped onion
Preheat barbecue grill to high heat.
Rub chicken breast with some vegetable oil then grill it on barbecue for 4 to 5
minutes per side or until done. Lightly salt and pepper each side of chicken
while it cooks. Set chicken aside until it cools down enough to handle.
Preheat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a medium-size skillet over medium-high
heat. Add red pepper and onion to pan and sauté for a couple minutes until
Dice cooked chicken into small cubes and add it to pan. Add corn, black beans,
spinach, jalapeno peppers, parsley, cumin, chili powder, salt, and cayenne
pepper to pan. Cook for another 4 minutes; stir well so that spinach separates
and is incorporated into mixture. Remove pan from heat and add cheese; stir
until cheese is melted.
Wrap tortillas in a moist cloth and microwave on high temperature for 1 1/2
minutes or until hot.
Spoon approximately one-fifth of mixture into center of a tortilla. Fold in
ends and then roll tortilla over mixture. Roll tortilla very tight, then pierce
with a toothpick to hold together. Repeat
with remaining ingredients until you have five egg rolls. Arrange egg rolls on
a plate, cover plate with plastic wrap and freeze for at least 4 hours or
While egg rolls freeze prepare avocado-ranch dipping sauce by combining all of
ingredients in a small bowl.
Preheat 4-6 cups of oil to 375 degrees. Deep fry egg rolls in hot oil for 12-15
minutes and remove to paper towels or a rack to drain for about 2 minutes.
Slice each egg roll diagonally lengthwise and arrange on a plate around a small
bowl of dipping sauce. Garnish dipping sauce with chopped tomato and onion.