My family loves takeout food, but when takeout isn’t in our budget, we enjoy takeout-style food from the grocery store. Aldi sells several decent options under its Fusia Asian Inspirations private label, which encompasses products such as egg rolls, mandarin orange chicken, General Tso’s chicken, beef and broccoli, beef lo mein, chicken fried rice, chicken lo mein, crab rangoon, several types of sauce, potstickers, and various stir fries.
Most recently at Aldi, I picked up some spring rolls in both veggie and shrimp varieties.
Fusia Asian Inspirations Veggie Spring Rolls and Fusia Asian Inspirations Shrimp Spring Rolls cost $4.99 at the time of publication for a 10-ounce box containing eight spring rolls.
These are an Aldi Find, which means they’re only in stores for a short time. Each store gets one shipment, and after that sells out, they’re gone unless Aldi decides to bring them back at some point. Aldi does not offer online ordering for products that aren’t in stock at your local store.
These are a product of Thailand.
Each box contains two servings, and the box has directions for oven baking these spring rolls. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place spring rolls in a single layer on a baking sheet, and place the baking sheet on the center oven rack. Bake for about 10 minutes on each side. Spring rolls are heated when they are golden brown and crispy. Thaw the sauce pouch in warm water before serving.
I decided to air fry my spring rolls even though there aren’t directions on the box. I preheated the air fryer for a few minutes at 380 degrees, then added the spring rolls in a single layer. I air fried them for 10 minutes, then flipped them over, and they were plenty crispy and hot after an additional 3-4 minutes in the air fryer, for a total of about 13-14 minutes.
Keep reading for more information about each variety.
Fusia Asian Inspirations Veggie Spring Rolls
The box describes these as “crispy, flaky spring rolls filled with mixed vegetables along with soy ginger dipping sauce.”
The veggies include edamame, yam bean, cabbage, sweet potato, carrot, onion, leek, spring onion, shallot, and bamboo shoots. Most of the veggies are fairly mushy and indistinguishable, but the edamame has a firm texture and is easily visible in the spring rolls. There’s not quite as much filling in these as I might like, but they’re fine. The soy ginger dipping sauce is a nice addition, too.
One serving (4 pieces plus sauce, or 142 grams) has 360 calories, 13 grams of total fat (16% DV), 2.5 grams of saturated fat (13% DV), 550 mg of sodium (24% DV), 40 grams of total carbohydrates (15% DV), and 2 grams of added sugars (4% DV).
If you’re looking out for allergens, these contain soy and wheat.
Fusia Asian Inspirations Shrimp Spring Rolls
The box describes these as “crispy, flaky spring rolls filled with shrimp and mixed vegetables with soy ginger dipping sauce.” The shrimp are farm raised and certified through Best Aquaculture Practices.
These contain the same vegetables as the veggie spring rolls listed above (cabbage, carrot, yam bean, edamame, sweet potato, bamboo shoot, shallot, spring onion, etc.), and they also contain shrimp. I found several small shrimp inside each spring roll, and I really liked these. Similar to the veggie spring rolls above, the edamame in these has a firm texture and is distinct among the other soft vegetables in the filling. These could also perhaps use a little more filling, but they’re still good.
I almost didn’t buy this flavor because — while I love shrimp — I have not liked most shrimp egg rolls or shrimp spring rolls I’ve tried. They sound good in theory, but they often have a fishy taste and I prefer egg rolls or spring rolls that are more veggie based and/or contain pork or chicken. These were a pleasant surprise, and I’d definitely buy them in the future. Again, the soy ginger dipping sauce packet included in the box is good, too.
One serving (4 pieces plus sauce, or 142 grams) has 330 calories, 14 grams of total fat (18% DV), 2.5 grams of saturated fat (13% DV), 600 mg of sodium (26% DV), 36 grams of total carbohydrates (13% DV), and 2 grams of added sugars (4% DV).
If you’re looking out for allergens, these contain crustacean shellfish (shrimp), soy, and wheat.
Fusia Asian Inspirations Veggie Spring Rolls and Shrimp Spring Rolls are a fun addition to your next takeout-style dinner at home. They bake up easily in the oven, or you can air fry them for extra crispy wrappers. Both flavors are good, but we really like the shrimp option. The soy ginger dipping sauce included in the box is delicious, too.
We tried the shrimp ones the other day as an accompaniment to some homemade “Thai Wonton Soup”, & they were very nice. Very crispy, & the accompanying dipping sauce was nice as well (although we did augment that with a little Thai Sweet Chili Sauce).