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Rice Paper Rolls

Try these delicious rice paper rolls with the Vietnamese dipping sauce.


  • 100 g rice vermicelli

  • 8 cookes prawns

  • 1 oak leaf lettuce washed and dried

  • asian basil

  • coriander leaf

  • 1 small lebanese cucumber halved lengthways, then thinly sliced on diagonal.

  • 8 large round rice paper wrappers

  • vietnamese dipping sauce see below

  • Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • crushed peanut to serve


  • 1.

    Place the rice vermicelli in a bowl and cover with boiling water.

  • 2.

    Soak for 6 to 7 minutes, then drain and place on a serving dish.

  • 3.

    To serve, arrange the lettuce, basil, coriander, and cucumber on a large platter and place on the table, alongside the prawns, vermicelli, rice paper wrappers and dipping sauce.

  • 4.

    Place a large bowl of hot water on the table.

  • 5.

    To wrap the rolls, soften the rice paper wrappers in hot water and shake off any excess water.

  • 6.

    Place the wrapper on a plate, top with a little vermicelli, one cooked prawn, cucumber, basil and coriander in the middle and roll up, tucking in the sides.

  • 7.

    Place each roll in a lettuce leaf and dip into sauce.

  • Vietnamese Dipping Sauce:

  • 1.

    Place all the ingredients in a bowl and stir until combined. Top with crushed peanuts.

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Posted by BatiaReport
Sounds great, should taste fresh and clean .
Sure will make it!