These delicate, rice paper rolls are loaded with tender shrimp, shredded lettuce, nutty rice vermicelli, and fresh herbs. Serve them with this sweet & spicy dip for a yummy appetizer or a savory snack. Smart Recipes, Asian Recipes, Fish,Vegetables,Grains Recipes, Recipes Fish,Vegetables,Grains Asian Saigon Fresh Spring Rolls Saigon Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT30M Serves 4 9 Cups Warm Water 1/4 Pound Rice Vermicelli 2 Tablespoons Fresh Thai Basil 3 Tablespoons Fresh Mint Leaves 3 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro 3 Large Butter Lettuce Leaves 8 Large Round Rice Wrappers 8 Large Shrimp 4 Teaspoons Fish Sauce 1/4 Cup Water 1 Large Lime 1 Clove Garlic 2 Tablespoons Honey 1/2 Teaspoon Sriracha Sauce In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 3 cups of water to boil. Add vermicelli and cook until al dente, about 5 minutes. Drain the vermicelli in a colander and run it under cold water to cool. Set aside. In a small bowl, mix basil, mint, cilantro, and lettuce. Set aside. In a large bowl, add 6 cups of warm water. Dip one rice wrapper into the water until it softens, about 1 second. Transfer wrapper to a smooth work surface and lay flat, smoothing out any wrinkles. In the center of the wrapper, arrange 2 shrimp halves. Layer with 1/8 cup of vermicelli and 2 Tablespoons lettuce mixture. Leave at least 2 inches uncovered on each side of the wrapper. Fold uncovered sides inward. Beginning at the bottom, tightly roll wrapper and seal the end with a little water. Repeat with remaining wrappers and ingredients. For the sauce, combine in a small bowl, mix the fish sauce, water, lime juice, garlic, honey, and sriracha sauce. Serve with the spring rolls.

Saigon Fresh Spring Rolls

Saigon Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe


These delicate, rice paper rolls are loaded with tender shrimp, shredded lettuce, nutty rice vermicelli, and fresh herbs. Serve them with this sweet & spicy dip for a yummy appetizer or a savory snack.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Asian

Protein

Fish,Vegetables,Grains

Category

Appetizers

Serves

4

Total Time

30 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 9 Cups Warm Water
      • 1/4 Pound Rice Vermicelli
      • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Thai Basil (Chopped)
      • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Mint Leaves (Chopped)
      • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro (Chopped)
      • 3 Large Butter Lettuce Leaves (Chopped)
      • 8 Large Round Rice Wrappers
      • 8 Large Shrimp (Shelled, Deveined, Cooked & Halved Lengthwise)

      • Sweet & Spicy Vietnamese Inspired Dip Sauce
      • 4 Teaspoons Fish Sauce
      • 1/4 Cup Water
      • 1 Large Lime (Juiced)
      • 1 Clove Garlic (Minced)
      • 2 Tablespoons Honey
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Sriracha Sauce

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 3 cups of water to boil. Add vermicelli and cook until al dente, about 5 minutes. Drain the vermicelli in a colander and run it under cold water to cool. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix basil, mint, cilantro, and lettuce. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, add 6 cups of warm water. Dip one rice wrapper into the water until it softens, about 1 second. Transfer wrapper to a smooth work surface and lay flat, smoothing out any wrinkles.
  4. In the center of the wrapper, arrange 2 shrimp halves. Layer with 1/8 cup of vermicelli and 2 Tablespoons lettuce mixture. Leave at least 2 inches uncovered on each side of the wrapper.
  5. Fold uncovered sides inward. Beginning at the bottom, tightly roll wrapper and seal the end with a little water. Repeat with remaining wrappers and ingredients.
  6. For the sauce, combine in a small bowl, mix the fish sauce, water, lime juice, garlic, honey, and sriracha sauce. Serve with the spring rolls.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

167 kcal

Carbs

36 g

Fat

0.44 g

Protein

4 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.10

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