Rice paper rolls are a fresh, healthy and delicious Vietnamese dish perfect for a light lunch or appetizer. A variety of fresh vegetables, herbs, cooked shrimp and vermicelli wrapped in a rice paper crust, rolled up tightly and served with a delicious dip. Rice paper has a thin translucent crust and softens quickly when soaked in warm water. This makes it perfect for packaging a variety of fillings and can be customized to suit tastes and dietary restrictions. , contains fresh herbs such as mint and coriander. Cooked shrimp and vermicelli add protein and texture to the bread, while chopped peanuts add a satisfying crunch. Brings out the freshness of Bin Quon. Overall, rice paper rolls are a healthy and delicious option for those looking for a light and refreshing snack or appetizer. It`s also a great way to incorporate more fresh vegetables and herbs into your diet and can be adjusted to suit your tastes and dietary needs.
- 8-10 rice paper wrappers
- 1 small carrot, julienned
- 1 small cucumber, julienned
- 1/2 cup cooked vermicelli noodles
- 1/2 cup cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
- 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
- 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- Water for soaking the rice paper wrappers
1. Prepare all the ingredients by julienne chopping the mint, coriander, and peanuts, cooking the vermicelli and shrimp, and chopping the carrots and cucumbers.
2. Add warm water to a sizable shallow basin or cake pan. Rice paper wrappers should be soaked in water for ten to fifteen seconds to become soft.
3. Using extreme caution, take the rice paper wrapper out of the water and lay it on a fresh, moist kitchen towel.
4. Add some chunks of carrot and cucumber to the dish first, followed by shrimp, vermicelli, and a garnish of chopped mint, coriander, and peanuts. Place the rice paper wrapper on top of the filling by folding the sides in and the bottom edge up. Wrapping the filling requires tightly rolling the rice paper wrapper from the bottom up.Repeat with remaining rice paper wrappers and filling.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and lime juice to make the dipping sauce.
Serve rice paper rolls with dipping sauce on the side.