My Recipes: Vietnamese Spring Rolls

I first tried this spring roll at my cousin’s place and in an instant I fell in love with it. Since then I’ve been fascinated with Vietnamese cuisine because of the fresh and flavorful ingredients being used. I had my cooking class last year in Ho Chi Minh with Chef Khang to improve and validate my knowledge with Vietnamese cooking.

This is a perfect recipe for an interactive cookout with friends!

Ingredients:

  • rice paper
  • rice noodles (cook based on the packaging)
  • romaine lettuce
  • cucumber (julienne cut)
  • ripe mango (julienne cut)
  • kani (crab sticks)
  • fresh basil and mint leaves
  • shrimps (boiled in water, peeled and cut in half)
  • 4 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 5 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • chilli flakes
  • chives for garnish

 

Directions:

For the spring roll

Soak the entire rice paper in water really quick (just make sure the entire sheet is soaked in water). Place the paper on the plate and layer with the following ingredients: romain lettuce, rice noodles, cucumber, mango, crab stick, basil and mint leaves.  Then at the mid part of the rice paper, place two shrimp and chives for garnish. Then start rolling.


For the peanut sauce

Heat pan, add a teaspoon of oil, saute minced garlic, add hoison sauce, peanut butter and 4 tablespoon of water. Let it cook for about 1-2 minutes then add a pinch of chilli flakes.  Plate your spring rolls and the peanut sauce then serve to your hungry friends! 🙂

 

ENJOY!

 

-chefbuano

3 Comments Add yours

  1. fullfatdiet says:

    Gorgeous! I think I could eat vietnamese spring rolls with peanut sauce every day for the rest of my life!

    Like

  2. BeingJay says:

    Looks yummy. Will definitely try preparing that.. in the future! Hehe

    Like

    1. chefbuano says:

      Thank you, BeingJay

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s