Copycat Chilis Southwest Egg Rolls

Chilis Southwest Egg Rolls are a great take on their Asian-inspired cousin. These are made with crispy flour tortillas, perfectly seasoned chicken, black beans, corn, jalapeño Jack cheese, and more. Don’t forget to dip these in the Avocado Ranch dressing.

Southwest Egg rolls on a plate.

Who doesn’t love a great egg roll, imagine them made with flavors of the Southwest. So delicious, and so perfect for your next game night, watching the game, or a party. You won’t be able to resist these when they are made.

Everyone loves going to Chilis. Chilis has some of the best appetizers ever. It’s hard to beat Chili’s Salsa. Now you have a partner in your appetizer party. These inspired Mexican egg rolls combine all of the flavors you love in Mexican food.

Homemade chilis southwest egg roll cut in half on a plate.

Chilis southwest egg rolls have lots of ingredients to make them extra special. Nothing is difficult to find, you can put these together in no time at all.

For this recipe, I am using one package of Ranch Style Dressing mix to make the avocado sauce. You could use a bottle of Ranch dressing mix, but I think the kind you mix up has a better flavor.

Chilis Southwest Egg Rolls on a platter

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Southwest Egg rolls on a plate.
Southwest Egg rolls on a plate.

Chili’s Southwest Eggrolls – enjoy this restaurant favorite anywhere. These Southwest style egg rolls are delicious.

You can recreate Chilis Southwest Eggrolls at home. 
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chilis Recipes, Southwest Egg Roll
Servings: 6
Calories: 502kcal


Smoked Chicken Ingredients

  • 8 ounces chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil vegetable oil is ok

Egg Roll filling

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil vegetable oil is ok
  • 1/4 cup minced red bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 teaspoons pickled jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 8 7-inch flour tortillas

Avocado Ranch Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup smashed fresh avocados (about half of an avocado)
  • 1 package Ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise


  • 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onions


Chicken Breast Instructions

  • Season chicken with salt and black pepper.  Brush the olive oil onto the chicken breast.  Grill on a medium hot grill.  Cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side.  Chop the chicken into small pieces. Set chicken to the side. 

Egg roll filling

  • Saute red pepper until just tender.  Add the green onion, corn, black beans, spinach, and pickled jalapenos to the mixture.  Add taco seasoning.  Heat through.    
  • Place equal portions of filing to the tortillas, equal portions of chicken, and top with cheese.  Fold in the ends of the tortilla and roll up.  Make sure to roll the tortillas very tight. Pin with toothpicks to secure. 

Cooking the egg rolls

  • In a large pot add enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom of the pan by 4 inches.   Heat to 350 degrees.   Deep fry the egg rolls until they are golden brown.   This should take 7 to 8 minutes.  When golden remove from oil, and place on a wire rack

Avocado Ranch Dressing

  • Prepare a package of Ranch dressing mix with 1/2 cup mayonnaise, and 1/2 cup buttermilk.   Add 1/4 cup of mashed avocado to the mixture.   Pulse mixture in a blender until the dipping sauce is just blended. 


Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1088mg | Potassium: 443mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1190IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 212mg | Iron: 3mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Trisha McCarthy

    5 stars
    So delicious couple substitutions used. Egg Roll wrappers instead of tortillas, and salsa instead of Avocado Ranch.

  2. Lisa Palmer

    5 stars
    Very good! SW egg rolls are our favorite and these we just as good as Chili’s 🌶 The hardest part is rolling them.

  3. Eileen

    It calls for spinach, but it dosnt show in the recipe where or how your incorporating it? Does it get heated with pan mixture or are you adding it as is sprinkled over mixture once in tortillas?

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