Vietnamese Fresh Spring Roll Recipe

by Elysia Humphries - Naturopath on September 4, 2014 · 0 comments

 

 Well the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, Spring is upon us. What better time to try new fresh recipes with some herbs from the garden!

I got this recipe while on an overnight cruise in Halong Bay in Hanoi – I thought I would share, as they taste yummy, and are gluten-free and dairy-free!

 

 

VIETNAMESE FRESH SPRING ROLL

Serves 4

Spring Roll Ingredients

300g Prawn slices, boiled, de-veined and cut lengthwise

50g Chicken breast, boiled

150g Rice vermicelli, boiled al dente

100g Spring onions

50g Bean sprouts

Lettuce leaves

Fresh coriander or basil leaves

Rice paper

Method

  • Take one rice paper and lay it on a clean damp towel
  • Stack a small amount of lettuce, beansprouts, herbs and rice noodle
  • Fold over two sides of the rice paper to enclose the filling and roll over once
  • Place the spring onion along the rolled up section
  • Take one piece of chicken and prawn and lay them alongside the spring onion
  • Slowly roll until the end, making sure the filling is compact
  • Repeat the process for the remaining sheets of rice paper

 

Dipping Sauce

Combine all ingredients

5g Fresh chilli, chopped

5g Fresh garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons fish sauce (gluten free)

1 teaspoon brown sugar (could substitute for coconut palm sugar or rapadura sugar)

5 tablespoons filtered water

 

ENJOY!

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– who has written 36 posts on Vibe Natural Health Blog.

Elysia is Naturopath based in Brisbane, Australia. She has a passion for health care and education. With 14 years clinical experience she created the Vibe Natural Health clinic with a view to providing clients with results based natural health care, within a friendly environment. Her journey towards studying Naturopathy and Nutrition began as a teenager when she had to take months off school due to glandular fever and immune system problems. This came after a period of stress and this lead her to realise the profound effect that stress can have upon wellbeing. Her family visited both doctors and naturopaths and with a combined treatment plan she recovered her good health and was inspired to study Naturopathy and help others on their journey toward better health. It's through keeping an open mind, exploring new ideas and information that we keep ourselves enriched, inspired and healthy. May this blog be a way for us to share ideas and keep inspired!

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