Fresh Spring Rolls With Thai Dipping Sauce

Science says: Shrimp is a good low-fat, high-protein substitute for meat and does not raise cholesterol.

Fresh Spring Rolls With Thai Dipping Sauce Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Fresh Spring Rolls With Thai Dipping Sauce for 6 servings:

  • 6 spring roll wrappers (available in Asian markets)
  • 12 medium shrimp, cooked and shelled
  • 1 cup shredded leaf lettuce
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup peeled, seeded, chopped cucumber
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • Quick Thai Dipping Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated ginger root (optional)

Fresh Spring Rolls With Thai Dipping Sauce Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Fresh Spring Rolls With Thai Dipping Sauce easily:

  1. 1 In a bowl of cool water, soak a wrapper until limp. Lay wrapper out flat. Place 1/6 of each ingredient down middle of wrapper, starting with lettuce. Fold over each end and tightly roll the wrapper around the contents, as if making a burrito. Moisten at seam; press to close.
  2. 2 Lay on plate, cover with moist paper towel and refrigerate until ready to serve. Then slice in two and serve with Quick Thai Dipping Sauce, below, or peanut sauce.
  3. 3 To make the Quick Thai Dipping Sauce, combine all ingredients in a small bowl.

Notes

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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 59 calories; 0.3 grams of fat; 8.9 grams of carbohydrates; 3.4 grams of protein; 20 milligrams of cholesterol; 168 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 31st 2009

    The spring roll wrappers needed should be specified more clearly. There are two types of wrappers available. One kind needs to be cooked (made from flour and eggs) while the other (made from ...

  2. Sep 13th 2008

    This sounds very simalar to the spring rolls I make. I use cellephane/bean thread noodles, mint and thai basil in mine. It makes them filling enough for a main course. I also prepare a coupl ...

  3. Aug 20th 2008

    I make these all the time for a quick, light dinner. My favorite dip is quick peanut sauce - 2T hoisin, 2T peanut butter, 1T light soy. Slowly drizzle water in until it achieves a smooth texture.

  4. Aug 13th 2008

    Yummy! They tasted just like I had ordered them at a Thai restaurant! I made the rolls exactly as the recipe read. Could not find mirin so I had to find a substitute online. The sauce wa ...

  5. Dec 15th 2007

    I love the freshness of this dish, however I changed a few things. I used mixed greens instead of regular lettuce which added great color to it. I also maranated then steamed the shrimp. ...

  6. Oct 9th 2007

    Very yummy! I'm Thai and I found this to taste similar to what my mother would make. I made this with several different dipping sauces. Always nice to have a salty, a sweet and a peanut s ...

  7. Aug 14th 2007

    These were great, just like my local Thai restaurant. I bought the spring roll wrappers in Chinatown, so most of the packages weren't in English. I did find one in English that said to put ...

  8. Apr 12th 2007

    Great recipe! Maesri spring roll sauce is ideal for fried and fresh spring rolls. Add a small bunch of fresh chopped mint leaves for extra flavor! Most fresh spring roll wrappers need ...

  9. Jun 12th 2006

    These spring rolls are awesome! It's always a little nerve-wracking to be the first person to try out a recipe, but these were delicious. I'm not big on the sauce in the recipe, however. I p ...