Vietnamese Salad Rolls

vietnamese spring rolls
Vietnamese Salad Rolls are also referred to as fresh rolls. This recipe is easy to make and makes a great lunch or appetizer. There is little cooking involved; you just need to prepare the noodles and simmer the shrimp for a few minutes. The rest is assembly.  The rolls are served with peanut sauce.
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  • Prep20 min |
  • Total25 min |
  • ServesMakes 8 Rolls



Prepare vermicelli, set aside.

Prepare all vegetables and place on a tray for easy assembly of the rolls.

In a small saucepan, poach the shrimp until pink throughout. Drain and cool.

Cut each shrimp in half lengthwise and set aside.

Fill a large bowl with warm water. Dip one wrapper in the warm water for 10 seconds to soften. Drain the wrapper of excess water and place in flat on a cutting board.

In a row across the center of the wrapper, place 2 shrimp halves, a handful of vermicelli, carrots, basil, mint, cilantro, and lettuce, leaving about 2 inches uncovered on each side. Top with 1/8th of the chopped peanuts. Fold the uncovered sides inward, then tightly roll the wrapper. Repeat with the remaining rolls to make 8 rolls total.

Heat the San-J Thai Peanut Sauce, if desired, by placing the sauce in a microwaveable bowl and heat on medium for 1 minute.
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