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    Fresh Spring Rolls With Shrimp for Two

    Fresh Spring Rolls With Shrimp for Two. Photo by Fairy Nuff

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    Total Time:

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    33 mins

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    13 mins

    Dancer^'s Note:

    Instead of being fried, like Chinese egg rolls, these appetizers are served fresh, letting the textures and flavors of the vegetable and shrimp filling shine through. Serve with the easy dipping sauce. Points 3.

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    For the sauce


    1. 1
      In a saucepan, bring the 2 cups water to a boil.
    2. 2
      Add the shrimp and immediately remove the saucepan from the heat.
    3. 3
      Cover and poach until pink and opaque throughout, about 3 minutes.
    4. 4
      With a slotted spoon, transfer the shrimp to a bowl of ice water and let cool for 3 minutes.
    5. 5
      Drain and cut each shrimp in half lengthwise.
    6. 6
      Refrigerate until ready to use.
    7. 7
      In a heatproof bowl, combine the noodles and boiling water and soak for 10 minutes.
    8. 8
      Drain and return the noodles to the bowl.
    9. 9
      Add the carrot, cucumber, cabbage, bean spouts and cilantro.
    10. 10
      Toss gently to mix.
    11. 11
      Place a double thickness of paper towels on a work surface.
    12. 12
      Fill a large, shallow baking dish with water.
    13. 13
      Place 1 rice-paper round in the water and soak until pliable, about 30 seconds.
    14. 14
      Carefully transfer the wrapper to the paper towels and turn once to blot dry.
    15. 15
      Arrange 1/2 cup of the noodle mixture on the bottom half of the wrapper.
    16. 16
      Fold the bottom edge toward the center and roll up the wrapper halfway, making sure to wrap tightly around the filling.
    17. 17
      Tuck 2 basil leaf halves along the inside crease of the half-rolled wrapper.
    18. 18
      Arrange 4 pieces of the shrimp, cut sides up, along the crease.
    19. 19
      Fold the right and left edges of the wrapper over the filling and finish rolling up.
    20. 20
      Repeat with the remaining wrappers, filling, basil and shrimp.
    21. 21
      Transfer the rolls to a plate and cover with dampened paper towels.
    22. 22
      To make the sauce, combine the hoisin sauce, green onion, lime juice, fish sauce, peanut butter, red pepper flakes and brown sugar in a small bowl.
    23. 23
      Stir until well blended.
    24. 24
      To serve, cut the rolls in half on the diagonal and place on small individual plates.
    25. 25
      Pool the sauce alongside each roll.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 27, 2008


      "Light, fresh, crunch". That was my partners review and he insisted that I make a cookbook and name it Doug's this is the first recipe in it. We really loved this recipe, it is low in fat, tasty, healthy and the sauce was perfect. And it was very visually pretty. Thank you so much for a recipe that we will enjoy making again and again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fresh Spring Rolls With Shrimp for Two

    Serving Size: 1 (528 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 141.9
    Calories from Fat 11
    Total Fat 1.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    Cholesterol 43.0 mg
    Sodium 678.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 25.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    Sugars 7.4 g
    Protein 7.9 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    rice paper

    unsalted natural-style peanut butter

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