Quick Shrimp Summer Rolls
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Cuisine: Vietnamese
 
These Quick Shrimp Summer Rolls can be made with chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetarian style with vegetables like blanched carrots, zucchini and sliced avocado.
Ingredients
  • "Quick Shrimp Summer Rolls" recipe.
  • It can be made alternatively with chicken, pork, tofu, or vegetarian style with vegetables like blanched carrots, zucchini and sliced avocado.
  • 6 cooked shrimp
  • 6 pieces of butter lettuce
  • 6 3" cucumber sticks
  • 6 cilantro sprigs
  • 18 mint leaves
  • ½ cup cooked rice vermicelli
  • 6 sheets of rice paper
  • Bowl of hot water
  • Fish dipping sauce
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 thin slices of thai bird chili pieces (You can also substitute serrano peppers)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 T sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
Instructions
  1. For the summer rolls
  2. Slice the shrimp in half. Set aside.
  3. On a clean surface, dip one sheet of rice paper into the bowl of hot water and place on surface.
  4. Place and line the shrimp, lettuce, cucumber, cilantro, mint, and rice vermicelli on the rice paper, about 2" from the bottom of the edge.
  5. Roll the rice paper slowly and carefully so it does not rip. The rolls should be approx 3-4" long.
  6. Roll the remaining summer rolls and serve immediately.
  7. For the fish dipping sauce
  8. Mix the lime juice, salt, and sugar until dissolved.
  9. Add in the fish sauce, garlic, chili slices, and water and mix until blended.
Recipe by Traveling Mom at https://www.travelingmom.com/?p=48860