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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

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This Vietnamese fresh spring rolls recipe is one of those healthy vegan recipes that is so simple it makes me never want to pay for it in a restaurant. Load up on lots of fresh vegetables while making it fun with a delicious peanut dipping sauce.
Ingredients
For peanut sauce
  Natural peanut butter 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Toasted sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Brown rice vinegar/Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Tamari/Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chili flakes To Taste (or paste)
For rice paper wraps
  Lettuce leaves 200 Gram, remove the stiff part (as needed)
  Carrots 2 , grated or julienned (as needed)
  Cucumber 2 , julienned (as needed)
  Green onion 1 , sliced lengthwise (as needed)
  Fresh herb 25 Gram (parsley, cilantro or any fresh herb)
  Rice paper wrappers 10 (as needed)
Directions

MAKING
For Peanut Sauce:
1. In a bowl, mix together peanut butter and sesame oil.
2. Add toasted sesame oil, tamari, vinegar, and chili flakes. Mix well and set aside.
For Spring Rolls:
3. Fill a plate with water and place rice paper wrap in it for a couple of minutes to soften.
4. Pull it out and allow the water to drip for a few seconds and then place it on another plate.
5. Dip another wrapper in the water while you roll the first one.
6. Lay a lettuce leaf on the wrapper and fill it with carrot, onion, cucumber strips, and parsley. Do not over fill.
7. Fold the ends of the wrapper and then fold on one side over the filling. Squeeze slightly with your hands and roll to the end of the other side as shown in the video. Repeat for more rolls.

SERVING
8. Let rest for a few minutes, slice in half, and serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Vietnamese
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Assembled
Dish: 
Roll
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Expecting guests? This video might come as a savior. Watch chef Heather share her personal favorite recipe to prepare these totally delightful Thai Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce. This recipe is sure to fetch you compliments.

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