Litchi and prawn/chicken crystal spring rolls

Recipe from: 30 December 2010

Ingredients 19
Servings 4
Time 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 100
    g
    vermicelli rice
  • 8
    rice wrappers
  • 1 1/3
    Tbs
    fresh Thai basil, chopped
  • 3
    Tbs
    fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 3
    Tbs
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2
    lettuce leaves, chopped
  • 10
    pitted litchis chopped
  • 8
    large cooked prawns - peeled, deveined, cut in half lengthways
  • or
  • 2
    chicken breasts, cooked
  • Sauce ingredients:
  • 4
    tsp
    fish sauce
  • 1/4
    cup
    water
  • 2
    Tbs
    fresh lime juice
  • 1
    cloves
    garlic, minced
  • 2
    Tbs
    white sugar
  • 1/2
    tsp
    garlic chilli sauce
  • 3
    Tbs
    hoisin sauce
  • 1
    tsp
    finely chopped peanuts
 

Method

10 mins
 
Boil vermicelli rice for 3 to 5 minutes, or until al dente, drain.

Fill a large bowl with warm water and dip one rice wrapper into the hot water for 1 second to soften.

Lay the wrapper flat.

In a row across the centre of the wrapper, place 2 prawns halves, a handful of vermicelli, basil, mint, cilantro, lettuce, and chopped litchi’s, leaving about 5 cm’s uncovered on each side.

Fold uncovered sides inward, and then tightly roll the wrapper, beginning at the end with the lettuce.

Repeat with remaining ingredients.

In a small bowl, mix the fish sauce, water, lime juice, garlic, sugar and chilli sauce.

In another small bowl, mix the hoisin sauce and peanuts.

Serve rolled spring rolls with the fish sauce and hoisin sauce mixtures.


Reprinted with permission of Giggling Gourmet.

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