Grilled Shrimp Vietnamese Spring Rolls

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When you hear about spring rolls, you may be thinking of those fried veggie and meat-filled entities that you get from your favourite Chinese takeout joint. In fact, Vietnamese spring rolls recipes are a little bit different from fried spring rolls; apart from the fact that Vietnamese spring rolls are rolled in a wrapper, these two spring roll recipes diverge in many ways. Vietnamese spring rolls are little salad bundles that might contain rice noodles, chopped veggies, herbs, and shrimp, and they are often wrapped in rice paper as opposed to spring roll wrappers, which are flour-based. This grilled shrimp Vietnamese spring rolls recipe from the ‘Foodiecrush’ recipe blog, is an excellent place to start if you aren’t familiar with the Vietnamese versions because uses all the components of traditional Vietnamese rolls recipes and the author even provides two Vietnamese dipping sauce recipes.

If you are wondering where to buy spring roll wrappers for Vietnamese spring rolls, they are becoming very easy to find. The spring roll wrapper you will be looking for won’t be the traditional type used for fried spring roll recipes, but rather dried rice paper wrappers which you will find in the international aisle of you grocery store. If you have an Asian supermarket near where you live, you will undoubtedly find the wrappers there as well. People who are looking for how to make Vietnamese spring rolls might be intimidated by the number of ingredients, but keep in mind that there is very little cooking involved. Apart from grilling the shrimp for this easy spring roll recipe, you will only require some boiling water to soften the rice wrappers and rice noodles. The clear wrapper will make this spring roll recipe look so beautiful because you will be able to see the rainbow colours of the vegetables and the pink shrimp through it.

This easy Vietnamese spring roll recipe would be excellent for a party because they are the perfect finger food or hors d’oeuvre. Moreover, the two homemade sauce recipes will have your guests debating over which is the best. The nuac cham recipe is one of the most frequently served condiments of Thai cuisine, which is available in a bottle or homemade. Generally, in Thailand, the ingredients in nuac cham vary between regions and certain nuac cham sauces are meant to be served with specific foods. No matter the region or components, nuac cham recipes are almost always sour, sweet, savoury, and a little bit spicy, which makes it the perfect condiment to accompany your spring rolls recipe.

There is some detailed slicing to these Vietnamese spring rolls, but the pretty julienne slices are necessary for the best appearance to your appetizer. If you would rather, consider investing in a mandoline cutter that can do julienne cuts for you. You will be able to save and make preparing this easy spring roll recipe even more of a breeze. Thank you to ‘Foodiecrush’ author, Heidi, for sharing her grilled shrimp Vietnamese spring rolls recipe with us.**

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