Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Chokolovers, did you miss me last Monday?! I did!... Well... is just that Chokolat Pimienta is making some schedule adjustments and from now on I'm going to bring recipes on Wednesdays and Fridays, just because sometimes Mondays are Lazy Mondays in the kitchen, but let me tell you quality is not going to be compromised, promise ;-) Perhaps on Mondays I will continue sharing cooking tips, beauty DIY, home improvements tips, lifehacks for home and so on...

Anyways leaving newscasts aside, Today I'm showing you how to make these delicious and hyper healthy Spring Rolls... or should we call it Summer Rolls, what was I talking about? oh yup... A while ago I was in the mood for some tasty but fresh and light meal, so I made these Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce and these rolls are sooo delish that I wanted to share this recipe with you, so if you're a veggie lover as myself, this recipe is for you!

Handling rice paper is a little tricky, more sticky than I thought, but is kind of fun, I mean mastering any art takes practice so if you're not starving and have a little time extra on your side you can try to make these at home. The peanut dipping sauce is a bittersweet sauce, perhaps you could think is a wild mixture but believe me, it goes perfect with those veggie rolls! and the chili flakes totally complement the sauce n_n

Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Vanessa Hernández
Published 08/05/2015
Refreshing spring rolls a change from the usual fried variety filled with fresh vegetables and surimi, ideal as a cool summertime and light meal dipped in a spicy peanut sauce.

Ingredients

    Spring Rolls
    • 6 rice wrapers
    • ¼ cup of cilantro, fresh
    • 1 sweet red pepper
    • 1 sweet yellow pepper
    • Surimi sticks
    • 1 carrot
    • 1 cucumber
    • Lettuce leaves 
    • Bowl with water


    Dipping Sauce
    • 1 tbsp. of mirin 
    • 1 tbsp. of sesame oil 
    • 2 tbsp. of soy sauce 
    • 1 tbsp. of peanut butter 
    • ½ tsp. of ginger powder 
    • Chili flakes (at taste)

    Instructions

    1. Rinse and chop all your vegetables in juliennes and reserve. 
    2. Start by softening the rice paper in a large bowl of warm water, don’t soak the rice wrapper for too long or it will break, just quickly immerse the rice paper in the bowl for a couple of seconds, the rice paper should come out of the water slightly firm but soft. Lay rice paper on a damp cloth. 
    3. Arrange all your julienned vegetables and surimi stick at the center of your rice paper. Now the rolling part begins! Gently pull up the bottom to the center covering part of your veggies, then you fold both sides and tightly roll up the roll to the top! 
    4. Put all the ingredients of your dipping sauce in a bowl and whisk until well combined, add some chili flakes for a spicy and tasty change!

    Yield: 6 rolls
    Prep Time: 00 hrs. 30 mins.
    Cook Time: 00 hrs. 00 mins.
    Total Time: 30 mins.
    Tags: Spring Rolls, Peanut Dipping Sauce, Veggies, Rice Paper, Asian Cuisine, Surimi, Bell Peppers, Fresh Meals, Healthy Meals, 30 Minutes Meals.

    And these Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce are one of most versatile and healthy meals you can make in minutes, you don’t need to overdo yourself in the kitchen to have a light and delicious meal, you can throw whenever veggie or seafood your craving for in it, and the delicious peanut dipping sauce will totally enrich the experience of it! Trust me ;-)

    Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping SauceAs you can see, you just need to have a bunch of crunchy and fresh veggies at hand, slice them nice and neat and prepare as many spring rolls you want, you can use peeled and deveined shrimps, real crab meat, rice noodles, sprouts. Seriously the sky is the limit with these Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce.

    Hope you try them at home, these Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce are easy to do, delish and a light break for when you just spend your days overloading yourself in sugar treats, pastries and meaty meals. Awesome for detoxing but not going all the way hahah

    See you next Friday with a new amazing recipe! For more recipes, tips, any questions or comments visit my Youtube Channel and don’t forget to Like & SHARE! :D

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