5 from 4 votes
Summer Rolls

Servings: 2
: The Mommy Spice
  • 2 oz Rice Vermicelli Noodles
  • 12 Medium Peeled and Deveined Shrimp
  • 4 8 inch Rice Paper Wrap
  • 1/2 cup Thinly Sliced Napa Cabbage
  • 1/2 cup Thinly Sliced Red Cabbage Optional
  • 1/2 cup Thinly Sliced Boston Lettuce or Red Lettuce
  • 10-12 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 Carrot Cut into matchstick sized pieces
Sesame Soy Dipping Sauce
  • 2 1/2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 tbsp Mirin Sweet Rice Wine
  • 2 tbsp Scallions Thinly Sliced
  • 1 Thai or Serrano Chilli Thinly Sliced
Peanut Dipping Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 4 tsp Rice Wine Vinegar Apple Cider Vinegar can be substituted
  • 4 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Lukewarm Water
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Unsalted Peanuts Roughly Chopped
  1. Bring a medium saucepan filled with water to a boil. Add rice noodles and shrimp; cook 2 minutes or until shrimp and noodles are done. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain.

  2. Add warm water to a large shallow dish to a depth of 1 inch. Place 1 rice paper sheet in dish; let stand 30 seconds or until soft.

  3. Place wet  Rice Paper Wrappers on a flat work surface such as a cutting board or a clean counter.

  4. Place 3 shrimp on bottom third of sheet, leaving a 2-inch border. Top with Cabbage,Lettuce, 4 Mint Leaves, A few sticks of Carrot, Chili and 1/4 Cup Cooked Rice Noodles. THE AMOUNT OF OF CABBAGE AND LETTUCE YOU PUT IN YOUR ROLL IS UP TO YOU,DO NOT OVERLOAD!

  5. Fold bottom of sheet over filling. Fold sides of sheet over filling; roll up, jelly-roll fashion, starting with filled side. Gently press seam to seal. Place roll, seam side down, on a serving platter (cover to keep from drying). Repeat procedure with remaining wrappers, shrimp, cabbage, lettuce, mint, carrot, chilli, and noodles.

  6. Combine green onions and remaining ingredients for the Sesame Soy Dipping Sauce in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves.

  7. Combine all the ingredients for the Peanut Sauce together in a small bowl. Whisk it to mix well. Transfer bowl and garnish with the peanuts.

Recipe Notes

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