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Vegetable Spring Rolls

Description
A spring roll made with rice paper as a base, carrots and radish for the crunch, mint and chives for freshness and a sweet and sour sauce. Easily carry these delicious rolls in the Starfrit Lock&Lock Easy Match 950 ml / 32 oz Square Container and keep your sauces and condiments separate with the different compartments in the container.
Preparation
30 minutes
Cooking
Portions
4 servings

Ingredients

Spring rolls

  • 1/5 lbs Rice vermicelli
  • 8 units Rice paper
  • 2½tbsp Black sesame seeds
  • 1 Heart of Boston lettuce
  • 3 Carrots
  • 10 Radishes
  • 16 leaves Mint
  • 1/2 bunch Chives

Sweet and sour sauce

  • 4 tbsp Fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp White wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 3 cloves Chopped garlic
  • 1/2 unit Red pepper
  • 2 sprigs Coriander
  • 12 units Crushed peanuts

Chive cream cheese

  • 1½cups Cream Cheese
  • 8 sprigs Chives
  • 1 juice of 1 lemon

Preparation

Spring rolls

  • Pour boiling water on the vermicelli and let rest for 5 minutes. Rinse them in cold water and strain them.
  • In a bowl of warm water, rehydrate the rice noodle sheets and then set them on a moist cloth. 
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds all over.
  • Place some vermicelli in the center of the rice sheet. 
  • Add the carrots, soybeans, lettuce leaves, mint and chives. 
  • Fold each side toward the center of the roll and then roll in the opposite direction to obtain a cylinder. 
  • Transfer to a plate and repeat. 
  • Cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.

Sweet and sour sauce

  • Clean the vegetables. 
  • Grate the carrot, mince the garlic and pepper. 
  • Combine with the fish sauce, vinegar, sugar and pepper. 
  • Add the vegetables.

Cream cheese

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese with lemon juice, salt and pepper. 
  • Add the chives.

Lock&Lock lunch box

  • Place the spring rolls in your Starfrit Lock&Lock Easy Match Square Container, and in the separate compartments, place the sweet and sour sauce as well as the chive cream cheese.


Chef's tip

  • You can use this sweet and sour sauce for grilling.
  • In the spring rolls, you can start by placing full mint leaves so that they show through the rice paper. 
  • You can always make fine juliennes from the vegetables which is sure to impress your guests.

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