6 Mouth-Watering Prawn Delicacies To Relish

1) Fresh Vietnamese Prawn Spring Rolls                    (1 of 6)

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1) Fresh Vietnamese Prawn Spring Rolls                    (1 of 6)

 

Try this interesting and very unique spring rolls recipe which not only includes crispy prawns but is wrapped in special Vietnamese rice papers. Follow the recipe and enjoy!

Ingredients:

For dipping sauce

  • Palm sugar, 4 tbsp
  • Garlic (finely chopped), 2 cloves
  • 2 Thai chilies (chopped)
  • Ginger (peeled and grated), small piece
  • Fish sauce, 4 tbsp
  • Lime juice, 2 tbsp

For marinated prawns:

  • Fish sauce, 1 tbsp
  • Sweet soy sauce, 1 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil, 1 tbsp
  • Prawn (raw and peeled), 1 lb

For spring rolls:

  • Iceberg lettuce (sliced), 1 ½ cups
  • 2 avocados, finely sliced
  • 1 cucumber, julienne striped
  • Fresh coriander (roughly chopped), 1 ½ tbsp
  • Mint leaves (thinly chopped), 1 ½ tbsp
  • 12 large rice wrappers

Method:

  1. To prepare the dipping sauce, add palm sugar in boiling water until dissolved.
  2. Add garlic, lime juice, ginger, chilies and fish sauce to the mixture and cook until the consistency is slightly thicker. Set aside once the desired consistency is achieved.
  3. To prepare marinade for prawns, combine vegetable oil, sweet soy sauce and fish sauce together.
  4. Mix well to combine and stir in the peeled prawns. Coat properly and marinade for 15 minutes.
  5. Heat a frying pan or wok and stir fry the prawns until firm and pink for 4 minutes. Set aside and allow the prawns to cool.
  6. To prepare the spring rolls, place the cucumber, avocado and lettuce in a separate bowl.
  7. Combine mint and coriander and place in a separate small bowl.
  8. To assemble, first soak rice paper in cold water for 30 seconds until it softens.
  9. Place on a clean, damp towel.
  10. Place a few crispy prawns in the center and top with cucumber, avocado and lettuce.
  11. Scatter generous amount of mint and coriander on the top.
  12. Tuck from both the ends to close. Roll the paper and let sit. Cover with another damp towel while you prepare the remaining rolls.
  13. Serve immediately and enjoy.

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