Spring Roll Recipe

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Great Vietnamese fresh spring roll recipe, tastes truly authentic. See how to make easy Vietnamese fresh spring rolls with shrimp, pork and great dipping sauces.

Ingredients: 16

Original recipe makes 8 spring rolls

– 2 ounces rice vermicelli
– 8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter)
– 8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half
– 8 boiled pork that’s thinly sliced
– 1 1/3 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil
– 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
– 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
– 2 leaves lettuce, chopped
– 4 teaspoons fish sauce
– 1/4 cup water
– 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 2 tablespoons white sugar
– 1/2 teaspoon garlic chili sauce
– 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
– 1 teaspoon finely chopped peanuts

How To Make Spring Rolls

Directions: 5

1. In a medium sauce pan, bring water to boil. Boil rice vermicelli 3 to 5 minutes or until soften, and drain.
2. Fill a large bowl with warm water. Dip one wrapper into the hot water for 1 second to soften. Lay wrapper flat, place 2 shrimp halves, along with the shrimp, add boiled pork, handful of vermicelli, basil, mint, cilantro and lettuce, leaving about 2 inches uncovered on each side. Fold uncovered sides inward, then tightly roll the wrapper, beginning at the end with the lettuce. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
3. In a small bowl, combine the fish sauce, water, lime juice, garlic, sugar and chili sauce, mix well.
4. In another small bowl, mix the hoisin sauce and peanuts (mix 1 part crunchy peanut butter to 2 parts hoisin sauce, whisk over medium heat until blended, adding a few splashes of water to make the sauce less thick)
5. Serve rolled spring rolls with the fish sauce and hoisin sauce mixtures.

I was impressed when I saw such a great version of one of my favorite dishes. For those of you who are willing to add a bit more effort to make the rolls even that much more “authentic” here are some suggestions: along with the shrimp, add some boiled pork that’s thinly sliced. As well as some sprouts, shredded carrot and a long thinly sliced piece of cucumber. And for an easy and excellent peanut dipping sauce. This sauce truly MAKES the dish! Hope this was helpful!

Calories in Spring Roll

There are 82 Calories in Spring Roll (1 roll with shirmp – Homemade Spring Roll).

82
+ Total Fat: 1 g
+ Saturated Fat: 0 g
+ Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
+ Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
+ Trans: 0g
16 g
1 g
0 g
3 g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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