Vietnamese summer rolls

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This recipe is perhaps my favorite in the entire app! These summer rolls are as delicious as any that you’ll find in a restaurant.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 365 / Protein 15g / Carbohydr. 28g / Fat 21g

Ingredients (5 servings)

1carrot
0.5 bunchThai basil
0.5 bunchcilantro
0.5 bunchmint
200 gtofu
1bell pepper
3 stalksgreen onions
0.5 headlettuce (e.g., iceberg, romaine)
60 gpeanuts
10rice wrappers
60 gsesame seeds
200 mlpeanut sauce (satay sauce)
vegetable oil for frying
salt
pepper

Utensils

tongs, 2 frying pans, spiral slicer, bowl, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Friulano
This grape variety comes from northeastern Italy. It evokes nutty, almond tones that round out the dish.

Step 1

Vietnamese summer rolls

Using a spiral slicer, cut carrot into thin strips.

spiral slicer

1 carrot

Step 2

Vietnamese summer rolls

Roughly chop Thai basil, cilantro, and mint. Cut tofu into thin rectangles. Cut pepper, onions, and lettuce into strips.

cutting board, knife

0.5 bunch Thai basil / 0.5 bunch cilantro / 0.5 bunch mint / 200 g tofu / 1 bell pepper / 3 stalks green onions / 0.5 head lettuce

Step 3

Vietnamese summer rolls

Using a grease-free pan, toast nuts over medium-low heat for approx. 3 – 5 min. until fragrant. In a frying pan, sauté tofu in some vegetable oil over medium-high heat for approx. 2 – 3 min. per side or until golden brown. Season with salt and pepper.

tongs, 2 frying pans

60 g peanuts / vegetable oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 4

Vietnamese summer rolls

Dip rice wrappers evenly into water and allow to soak for approx. 1 min.
Gently shake to remove excess water. Set aside on a plate or cutting board.

bowl

10 rice wrappers

Step 5

Vietnamese summer rolls

In the middle of the rice wrapper, layer tofu, carrot, pepper, peanuts, sesame seeds, green onions, and chopped herbs. Finish off with a dollop of peanut sauce.

cutting board

60 g sesame seeds / 200 ml peanut sauce

Step 6

Vietnamese summer rolls

In the same way you wrap a tortilla, fold the edges of the rice wrapper towards the center, bring forward the bottom, and roll forward with your thumbs until the roll is tight. Garnish the roll with sesame seeds and serve with a dipping sauce of your choice. Enjoy!