So this is a bit different. Usually you see American baked goods on my blog, but today I thought I would do something different. I decided to make my favorite Chinese dessert, egg tarts, for the first time, and let me just say, they came out fabulous! For those of you who don’t know, egg tarts are small individual tarts with a light crumbly crust and a creamy, lightly-sweetened baked egg custard filling. You can buy these delightful treats at most Asian markets and at dim-sum restaurants. But why buy them, when you can easily make them?
Wow is pretty much the only word coming to mind right now. I mean these egg rolls are wow. Here’s some background on the situation: I love egg rolls. You probably do too. If you don’t, well we can’t be friends. But anyway… These egg rolls take the egg rolls your thinking of and elevate them to a whole new level. Like above ten. I mean, these Chinese Chicken and Brussels Sprouts Egg Rolls with Sweet Chile Pomegranate Sauce are at least an eleven. I can attempt to describe how good these are to you, but it would never do the actually thing justice. So, I’ll attempt, but it won’t nearly be as close as when you bit into one of these egg rolls dripping in sauce: The crispy exterior of the egg roll contains an explosion of sweet, salty, and spicy chicken cubes, bright and crunchy brussels sprouts and carrots, and umami rich mushrooms, all coated in a sweet and slightly spicy pomegranate sauce.