One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Chinese-style snack similar to a spring roll, consisting of diced meat or prawns and shredded vegetables wrapped in a dough made with egg and deep-fried.
- ‘Her dish was served with shrimp fried rice on the side and an egg roll.’
- ‘I handed him an egg roll, rice, and some chicken and broccoli.’
- ‘One of the most popular items on his menu is an egg roll with hemp-seed and vegetable filling.’
- ‘The egg roll stuffed with shredded cabbage, celery, carrot, onion, glass noodles and sprouts deserves an honourable mention.’
- ‘Of course all meals come with a side of rice, chow mien, and your choice of an egg roll or soup.’
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