Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

How To Make Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese spring rolls are a must-try dish made with healthy layers of fresh vegetables, beansprouts, shrimp, and Chinese vermicelli on rice paper.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 7ozdried rice noodles,(Chinese vermicelli), (1 package)
  • 8rice paper wrappers
  • lettuce leaves,the softer, the better
  • bean sprouts
  • fresh cilantro,stems removed
  • shrimp,cooked, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1cuphoisin sauce,*
  • ¼cupcreamy peanut butter
  • 1tbsprice wine vinegar
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • 2tbspcrushed peanuts

For Optional Fillings:

  • pork,sliced, cooked
  • cucumber,julienned
  • carrots,julienned
  • shiitake mushrooms
  • fresh herbs,such as basil, mint, or Vietnamese coriander

Instructions

  1. Bring a medium saucepan of water to boil. Boil rice vermicelli for about 3 to 5 minutes, or until al dente, and drain.

  2. Fill a large bowl with warm water, and then gently dip one rice paper wrapper in the water for about 3 to 5 seconds to soften. Remove, and lay on a flat surface.

  3. In a horizontal row across the center of the wrapper, place the lettuce, leaving at least 2-inch space on the right and left sides. Then layer the rice noodles, a few beansprouts, 3 to 4 shrimp halves, and cilantro on top of the lettuce.

  4. Fold the top side of the wrapper tightly over the mixture, and then fold over the right and left sides, and then finally roll the pack over the remaining bottom side. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

  5. Whisk together the hoisin, peanut butter, rice wine vinegar, and garlic powder in a small bowl until the sauce is well-mixed and smooth. Top with crushed peanuts.

  6. Use a knife to slice the spring rolls on a diagonal, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*If sauce is super-thick, add a few tablespoons of warm water to dilute.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 258.97kcal
  • Fat: 6.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.20g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.17g
  • Fiber: 2.16g
  • Sugar: 9.92g
  • Protein: 5.07g
  • Cholesterol: 0.96mg
  • Sodium: 580.39mg
  • Calcium: 24.50mg
  • Potassium: 129.89mg
  • Iron: 0.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.66mg
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