How to Make Vietnamese Summer Rolls

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How to Make Vietnamese Summer Rolls Recipe
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1
Wash all vegetables and dry well.

Wash all vegetables and dry well.

2
Remove mint leaves from stem and place into a bowl. Do the same for the Thai basil leaves.

Remove mint leaves from stem and place into a bowl. Do the same for the Thai basil leaves.

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For lettuce, chop fine. For cilantro, trim to 2-3 inch pieces.

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While vegetables are drying, prepare vermicelli noodles according to directions on packages (~ 3 min in boiling water). Then allow to rest in cool water until ready to assemble.

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Clean shrimp and boil until pink and opaque (about 2 minutes). Drain in colander under cold water.

Clean shrimp and boil until pink and opaque (about 2 minutes). Drain in colander under cold water.

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Set up assembly station with separate containers around a cutting board (working surface): rice paper wrappers, shrimp, rice noodles, lettuce, mint, basil, cilantro.

Set up assembly station with separate containers around a cutting board (working surface): rice paper wrappers, shrimp, rice noodles, lettuce, mint, basil, cilantro.

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Rice paper wrapper comes dried in a package as seen here.

Rice paper wrapper comes dried in a package as seen here.

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To prepare the rice paper noodles, soak in warm water 1 wrapper at at time. Submerge until wrapper is soft and pliable, about 1 minute.

To prepare the rice paper noodles, soak in warm water 1 wrapper at at time. Submerge until wrapper is soft and pliable, about 1 minute.

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Remove the wrapper from the plate with water and plate it on the cutting board or working surface. Lay 3 shrimp halves in a row.

Remove the wrapper from the plate with water and plate it on the cutting board or working surface. Lay 3 shrimp halves in a row.

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Lay a bit of noodles over the top.

Lay a bit of noodles over the top.

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Add a bit of lettuce, 3 mint leaves and 3 basil leaves. A sprig of cilantro goes here too. Then carefully roll them up like an egg roll or burrito.

Add a bit of lettuce, 3 mint leaves and 3 basil leaves. A sprig of cilantro goes here too. Then carefully roll them up like an egg roll or burrito.

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Finished Summer Rolls! Leave some space between the rolls so that they don't stick together. Repeat steps 8 - 11 for remaining ingredients.

Finished Summer Rolls! Leave some space between the rolls so that they don't stick together. Repeat steps 8 - 11 for remaining ingredients.

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To make the peanut hoisin dipping sauce, combine peanut butter, water, hoisin sauce, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, chili-garlic paste (pictured here), and garlic together. Serve with the summer rolls.

To make the peanut hoisin dipping sauce, combine peanut butter, water, hoisin sauce, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, chili-garlic paste (pictured here), and garlic together. Serve with the summer rolls.

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Ingredients

1 Pounds shrimp 
4 Ounces rice noodles (vermicelli) 
16 rice paper wrapper 
1 Bunch mint leaves 
1 Bunch Thai basil leaves 
1 Bunch cilantro 
2 Cups Romaine lettuce 
¾ Cups peanut butter 
Cups water 
3 Tablespoons hoisin sauce 
2 Tablespoons lime juice 
1 Tablespoon granulated sugar 
1 Tablespoon Chili-garlic paste 
2 garlic clove, minced 
Tablespoons soy sauce 
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