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Breakfast Chinese Spring Rolls


Traveling foods! There is nothing worse than traveling foods. Not the traveling that allows for stopping at local eateries but the traveling that is nationwide fast food/drive thru, never once stopping to enjoy the scenery food, the bland tasteless not homemade food.

After having been traveling for two days or five crappy meals, it was nice to be able to cook flavorful, heart happy meals starting with Ji Dan Bing, The Chinese Breakfast of Champions.

Modifications Made:
We live in an uncultural food desert unless you want boring classic america foods such as burgers, hot dogs, and casseroles. If you desire rice wrappers, low sodium soy, or plum sauce you are out of luck.  Lets not even get crazy and desire things like shiitake mushrooms, shaoxing wine, or black sesame seeds.  

With that hoisin sauce for sweet bean sauce and sweet chili sauce for hot chili bean sauce.

Scaled for Likability: Good
I thought they were fabulous and was ready to eat them tomorrow.  Chewing tortillas, eggs, sweet and spicy sauce, crunchy lettuce.  The two table counterparts enjoyed the first wrap and decided by the second wrap they were just OK.  One wanted to add mixed veggies (ie: moo shu porken) and the teen wanted to remove the lettuce.  Ugh.

The hardest part of the whole meal was getting the egg thin enough to evenly coat the tortilla.  Yes, they would have been great with veggies loaded in them and I may just try that to appease my curiosity but these were easy, peasy.  Veggies unless leftover from another meal adds more time and complexity.  Breakfast wraps were everything one needed for a decent meal and I could easily see these as popular street foods.

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