Vietnamese-Style Spring Rolls

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    small spring rolls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Ken Hom's Vegetarian Cookery

By Ken Hom

Published 1995

  • About

Spring rolls are very much a Chinese dish but, to my taste, the Vietnamese version is the best. They are made with rice paper wrappers instead of flour pancakes, and this renders them lighter and crisper. I like the traditional practice of wrapping the cooked spring rolls in a fresh lettuce leaf with mint, basil or fresh coriander leaves and dipping them in a spicy peanut sauce. Such spring rolls are a splendid opener to any meal. The rice paper wrappers can be found in Chinese or oriental