Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

Quan shares a recipe he learned from his Vietnamese Aunt. Goi Cuon, a spring roll filled with fried fish, boiled shrimp, and served with a peanut sauce.

FISH SAUCE INGREDIENTS

1 to 2 cloves monced garlic

1/2 tbsp chili paste, or 2 fresh chili peppers seeded and minced

4 tbsp sugar

4tbsp apple cider vinegar

11 small fresh lime juiced

1 cup water

5 tbsp fish sauce

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine all of the above ingredients adding the fish sauce last (this will cause the garlic and peppers to float). Stir very well!


PEANUT SAUCE INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp of the previously made fish sauce

3 tbsp Hoisan sauce

toasted, chopped peanuts to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Toast peanuts in a dry pan on medium heat, turning constantly until they start to brown, approximately 10 minutes. You can chop or crush your roasted peanuts in a zip lock bag gently using a meat tenderizer or similar object. Mix all of the ingredients in a small dipping bowl.

by Craig Chapman