Vegetable Spring rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce and Garlic Sauce

Spring rolls or often called” summer rolls” are not only good in summer but are perfect anytime of the year when you want a light,refreshing, and healthy appetizer.
Vegetables like sweet bell peppers,carrots,daikon,cucumber,lettuce,cilantro,(mint and thai basil optional) are wrapped in paper thin rice wrappers and served with spicy peanut sauce and garlic soy sauce.

*I used brown rice spring roll wrappers and brown rice noodles. You can use original(white) rice wrappers and noodles.Brown rice noodles and wrappers are not available in every grocery store.You can find it Whole Foods.

Ingredients:
Rice wrappers
rice noodles -cooked according to package directions.
soft lettuce (I used butter lettuce)
 carrot slivered
daikon sliverd
cucumber cut in strip
red,orange or yellow bell peppers sliced
cilantro
scallions(green onion)cut in strips

Peanut sauce:
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 1/2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sace
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon water
hot chili sauce or sriracha sauce(amount depending how spicy you like)

-Combine all ingredients,set aside.

Garlic Soy Sauce:
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons water
2 garlic crushed
1/2 teaspoon sugar

-combine all the ingredients,set aside.

Directions:
Arrange wet paper towel to the bottom of the glass baking dish.( This keeps the rolls from drying out)
 
Soften rice wrapper in  warm water using a large dish (or slightly cooled boiled water)
Arrange vegetables.
Add rice noodles and roll it up.
Add wet paper towels to each layer.
if not serving right away,cover with plastic wrap and place it in the fridge.
Serve with peanut sauce and garlic soy sauce.

Comments

  1. Beautiful healthy dish… great as an appetizer :)

  2. Oh yes!!! I love these.

  3. Wow, this looks really good and healthy. Definitely have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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