Air Fryer Gluten Free Egg Roll Wrappers

This air fryer gluten-free egg roll recipe is your ticket to enjoying a delicious, crunchy snack without worrying about gluten. The homemade egg roll wrappers are incredibly easy to make, requiring only seven ingredients, and the end result is a perfectly crisp, golden brown treat.

Two egg rolls on a white plate. One has a bite taken.

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Make these crispy gluten-free egg roll wrappers in your air fryer and use any of your favorite fillings. The best part? It’s ready from scratch in 30 minutes!

Egg rolls are a classic, but did you know you can make them gluten-free? This recipe will show you how to make tasty gluten-free egg roll wrappers in just 30 minutes. And if you want more crispy gluten-free snacks, you should try my gluten free vegan samosas in rice paper and shrimp spring rolls with spicy garlic sauce.

A plate of homemade egg rolls with sauce on gluten free egg roll wrappers.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Surprisingly Quick: These easy homemade egg roll wrappers are incredibly quick and easy to make. In fact, you can have them ready from scratch in just 30 minutes!
Perfectly Crunchy: These egg roll wrappers are not just gluten-free, they’re also incredibly tasty. They always come out crisp, crunchy, and the perfect appetizing golden brown color straight up your air fryer!
Versatile: You can easily use these gluten-free wrappers not only for egg rolls but also to make empanadas, calzones, or even as a pot pie topping. Their neutral flavor makes them a perfect base for any dish.
Convenient: No need to deep-fry or worry about oil splatters. Just pop them in the air fryer and in 15 minutes, you’ll have perfectly cooked egg rolls.

A tray of egg rolls with sauce on a cutting board, prepared with homemade egg roll wrappers.

Gluten-Free Egg Roll Wrappers Recipe Ingredients

A complete list of ingredients and amounts can be found in the recipe card below.

Tapioca Flour: This is a key ingredient in our gluten-free egg roll wrappers. It’s a great alternative to wheat flour and gives the wrappers a light, crisp texture.
Rice Flour: Another gluten-free alternative to wheat flour, rice flour helps to provide structure and a slightly grainy texture to our egg roll wrappers.
Xanthan Gum: This ingredient is a must-have in gluten-free cooking and baking. It acts as a binder and helps to improve the elasticity and texture of the wrappers.
Eggs: Eggs are used in this recipe to help bind the ingredients together and add moisture to the dough.
Fillings: The best thing about these egg rolls is that you can fill them with whatever you like. Consider your favorite veggies and proteins, and have it along with some gluten-free sweet and sour sauce for dipping – it’s optional but so good!

A gluten-free blend of flour and eggs.

How to Make Homemade Gluten-Free Egg Roll Wrappers

For more detailed instructions with weights and measurements, jump to the printable recipe card.

Combine the ingredients: Mix the tapioca flour, rice flour, xanthan gum, salt and pepper together, then mix the eggs with water in a second bowl, and combine both mixtures.
Shape them: Roll out the dough then cut into squares.
Fill them: Add your preferred filling, then roll them up.
Cook them: Give them about 15 minutes in a preheated air fryer, flipping halfway through.

A wooden board with homemade gluten-free egg roll wrapper dough and a brush.
A group of GF egg roll wrappers on a black surface.

Substitutions and Variations

Other Snacks: Use these wrappers to make other delicious gluten free snacks. The same dough would work for dumplings, wontons, or potstickers.
Spices: You can also add different flavors to your air fryer egg roll wrappers! Add a dash of cayenne pepper to the dry ingredients to give it a spicy kick.
Fillings: The sky’s the limit when it comes to fillings. You can use any kind of cooked meat, tofu, or even a mix of your favorite vegetables. Just make sure they’re all cooked and seasoned before adding them to your wrappers. 

Homemade egg roll filling in a bowl with chopsticks.
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Serving Suggestions

Other Snacks: Serve it as part of your gluten free Super Bowl platter along with other crispy gluten-free snacks like my gluten free vegan samosas in rice paper and shrimp spring rolls with spicy garlic sauce.
Main Dishes: These gluten-free wrappers are also great with your favorite Chinese takeout-style dishes. I always love having them with this Panda Express copycat black pepper chicken or vegan tofu kung pao.
Drinks: These egg rolls are also the perfect snack to serve with drinks when friends are over. Try this mint pineapple ginger mojito mocktail or cherry lime caipirinha summer cocktail.

Three bread rolls made with homemade egg roll wrappers, sitting on a black cutting board.

How to Store Gluten-Free Egg Roll or Wonton Wrappers

Store: If you find yourself with leftover gluten-free egg roll wrappers, simply place them in an airtight container and pop them into the fridge. They should keep well for up to 3 days.
Freeze: These wrappers freeze quite well. Just make sure you place a piece of wax paper between each one to prevent sticking. They can be stored in the freezer for future use for up to one month.
Thaw: When you’re ready to use your frozen wrappers, it’s best to let them thaw overnight in the refrigerator. This will make sure that they’re ready to roll when you are.

A jar of homemade sweet and sour sauce next to a wooden spoon.
Try this Gluten Free Healthy Sweet and Sour Sauce

Top Tips 

Choose the Right Flour: For this gluten-free egg roll wrappers recipe, tapioca flour and rice flour are the best choices. They provide the right texture and hold the filling well. If you have a preferred gluten-free flour, feel free to experiment, but remember, the texture might change.
Don’t Skip the Eggs: The eggs play a crucial role in getting the texture just right and holding everything together. There isn’t really a suitable replacement for them in this recipe, so it’s best not to skip them.
Roll the Dough Correctly: The dough for these egg roll wrappers is quite fragile. To prevent tearing, keep the dough slightly thicker than usual, around ¼-inch. Rolling it out too thin or too thick can lead to issues when filling and cooking.
Keep the Wrappers Moist: As you work, keep a damp cloth or paper towel over the egg roll wrappers to prevent them from drying out. This makes them easier to work with and helps them hold their shape.
Experiment with Fillings: While the recipe suggests a specific filling, feel free to experiment with your favorite ingredients. Just remember to keep the filling amount to 3-4 tablespoons to guarantee that the egg rolls don’t burst during cooking.

A plate with a gluten-free eggroll and a spoon.

GF Egg Rolls FAQs

Are egg rolls gluten free?

Well, perhaps a better question would be are egg roll wrappers gluten free? And the answer is no, not usually. But this easy recipe shows you how to make gluten free egg roll wrappers which taste great!

What’s the difference between egg rolls and spring rolls?

The difference between egg rolls and spring rolls is partly regional. Egg rolls are crispy and deep fried (or air fried) while spring rolls, or summer rolls, are soft and have a thinner wrapper. Interestingly, in the UK and some other countries, the term spring rolls is used for what Americans call egg rolls!

What dipping sauce goes well with these gluten-free egg roll wrappers?

If you don’t fancy making a hot and sour sauce, there are plenty of other options that pair well with these gluten-free egg roll wrappers. Consider a peanut satay sauce, soy sauce, or red chili sauce. Feel free to experiment with any other sauces you enjoy.

Can I prepare the dough in advance?

Yes, you can prepare the dough in advance. Simply follow the steps up to forming the dough ball. Wrap it tightly in cling film and store it in the fridge. When you’re ready to use it, allow it to come to room temperature before rolling it out.

Homemade gluten-free Chinese egg rolls on a black cutting board.
Gluten-free Chinese spring rolls on a cutting board with dipping sauces.

Air Fryer Gluten Free Egg Roll Wrappers Recipe

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, share a recipe for air fryer gluten free egg roll wrappers. You will love how easy these homemade egg roll wrappers are.

Air Fryer Gluten Free Egg Roll Wrappers

5 from 43 votes
Course: Appetizer, Gluten Free, Meals
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: air fryer
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 214kcal
Author: Bella Bucchiotti
These easy air fryer gluten free egg rolls are perfect if you don’t eat gluten. I love making these gluten free egg roll wrappers for my egg rolls. I adore the flavour and texture and also how easy homemade egg roll wrappers are to make in the air fryer!
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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup tapioca flour
  • 2 Cups rice flour 
  • 1 Teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Cup water cold

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine tapioca flour, rice flour, xanthan gum, pepper, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs and water together. Add eggs to the flour and use a wooden spoon to combine into a dough. Form a dough ball  
  • Lightly flour your work surface (using tapioca or rice flour). Place the dough ball onto the surface and cover with plastic wrap. Use a rolling pin to roll dough out to ¼-inch thin. The dough is very fragile so keeping it slightly thicker than the typical ⅛-inch will help it hold its shape and prevent tearing.  
  • Cut dough into 6 x 6-inch squares. Lightly dampen a paper towel or cloth and cover the eggrolls as you are working to prevent drying. I like to wet a stack of napkins and keep them on a plate so that I can place the egg roll wraps between them as I go.  
  • Add 3-4 tbsp of egg roll filling (recipe above)  to the center of the egg rolls.  Fold the corner over the filling, then fold the left and right side over the filling. Tuck and tightly roll to the unfolded corner.  
  • Preheat air fryer to 390 degrees F for 5 minutes 
  • Lightly spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Add egg rolls in a single layer. Give them a misting of cooking spray. 
  • Cook for 15 minutes, flipping halfway through. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 319mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg
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The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

Decide what meat and vegetables you want to fill your gluten free egg roll wrappers with. You can then make this egg roll wrapper recipe and I promise you’ll love the result! You can even use the basic recipe for wonton wrappers or fill them with ground beef to make empanadas.

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  1. Jess Nicholson wrote:

    5 stars
    I have been looking for a gluten free recipe for wrappers. Will try soon.

    Posted 12.30.21 Reply
  2. Mimi wrote:

    These sound delicious! I’ve never tried anything similar so I’m excited to give it a go

    Posted 1.5.22 Reply
  3. Megan wrote:

    My kids are on a huge eggroll kick right now since the neighbors brought us some. But I don’t eat gluten and have been missing out! I was meant to stumble upon this recipe for sure! Thank You for letting me be included now, lol!

    Posted 1.5.22 Reply
  4. Amber Myers wrote:

    Oh yum, I need to try these. I have always loved egg rolls.

    Posted 1.5.22 Reply
  5. 5 stars
    The filling for your egg rolls looks so yummy I can’t wait to try it.

    Posted 1.6.22 Reply
  6. Tisha wrote:

    5 stars
    These look amazing! Love that they are gluten free

    Posted 1.7.22 Reply
  7. Jemima Jones wrote:

    5 stars
    Egg roll wrappers aren’t some that we gluten free eaters look for but this gluten free recipe is going to make you think twice. You get ALL the flavor and don’t miss a thing!! Love this recipe.

    Posted 10.31.23 Reply
  8. Diana wrote:

    5 stars
    I thought these might not be crunchy but they were and they were really tasty as well

    Posted 11.1.23 Reply
  9. Ashley Brown wrote:

    5 stars
    So happy I gave it a try. It was so good!

    Posted 2.17.24 Reply