Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls Review

Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls

We have to admit that today we woke up with a serious hankerin’ for some spring rolls today. Thankfully, we had a box of Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls waiting in the freezer for us! So today, we’re checking out these puppies to see what makes them bark.

In case you’re wondering what Good & Gather is all about, it’s one of Target’s exclusive brands (it recently replaced the Archer Farms and Simply Balanced brands). So you’ll have to wander out to a Target store to pick up a box of these spring rolls.

According to the box, there’s a money-back guarantee if you’re not 100% satisfied. We can’t help but wonder what would happen if we reported 95% satisfaction. Would they give us our money back? Perhaps they’d give us 5% of our money back, to cover the percentage of our dissatisfaction? We don’t know because we don’t want to be that type of annoying customer, so we’re not going to test this. But we have to admit that we are curious.

Cooking these is simple, though we should point out that the box contains no microwave instructions. There are, however, instructions for a conventional oven and an air fryer. We used the conventional oven, and it was as simple as can be. (To read the full cooking instructions straight off the box, check out our package scans below.)

So let’s dig in!

Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls

Each spring roll has an outer shell that is slightly crispy and pretty flakey. We can see why the food-making folks at Good & Gather prefer that you don’t microwave these, because the oven-baked consistency is great. These are a bit oily to the touch, so you might want to grab a fork or some napkins.

Inside, you have a blend of chicken, cabbage, and carrots, which is pretty decent, though maybe just a bit muted. There are some spices thrown in, so it does have some slightly minty undertones, which we weren’t expecting. This is likely due to the basil, which is mentioned in the title of this dish.

These come with a packet of sweet chili sauce. You can just let the packet sit out while the spring rolls cook if you want to, though if you want your sauce a little bit warm, you might want to toss it into a cup of warm water and let it soak for a few minutes.

We think it’s the sauce that really makes these pop. It adds a sweetness that ties the whole thing together in a really satisfying way. It also brings those minty undertones closer to the surface. While you can definitely skip the sauce, we think it’s a really great addition.

Two spring rolls is considered a serving (despite the fact that there are five in the box), and if you stick with that amount you’ll be downing 170 calories and 480 mg of sodium. The sauce adds 50 calories and 390 mg of sodium to that. So if you eat the whole box in one sitting, and you add sauce, you’re looking at 475 calories and 1,590 mg of sodium. That’s a little bit extreme.

The Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls are the perfect thing if you’re looking for a great-tasting batch of spring rolls with a minty touch. We do recommend adding sauce, which is included in the box, to get the full effect of the tastiness here, though you can definitely go dry if you’d prefer. Just be warned that it’s hard to stop after just two, and eating the whole box can lead to a pretty heft calorie intake, as well as an even heftier sodium intake.

To learn more about the nutrition content, ingredients, or cooking instructions for these frozen spring rolls, check out our package scans below.

Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls
Good & Gather Chicken Thai Basil Spring Rolls
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