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Healthy Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce




Healthy Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce are a perfect treat to yourself at home. Filled with fresh veggies and shrimp that create a flavorful healthy combo for lunch or dinner. It is an easy 30 minute recipe to make at home. These spring rolls are so delicious that you will want to prepare them again and again. Make it with me!




These spring rolls are so fun to make at home! They take a little practice to get the wrapping just right, but it's worth it. You can buy rice paper wraps at the asian market, or at some local grocery stores. I found mine at Winco. 




These spring rolls are filled with healthy ingredients! Shrimps are rich in proteins, iodine, and calcium. It is also high in Omega-3s Fatty Acids. Shrimps are a source of good protein as opposed to red meat. These spring rolls are filled with raw vegetables like carrot, cucumber, lettuce etc. and these are high in vitamin A and other micronutrients


I am a huge peanut fan, so this peanut dipping sauce is one of my favs! It's sweet from the peanut butter, and it has a little kick from the chili garlic paste. I think you'll like it! 




Healthy Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce Servings 4
Calories 275 kcal

Ingredients

SPRING ROLLS
12 large shrimps, deveined
1 cucumber julienned
4 small carrots julienned
1 small head iceberg lettuce, chopped
1/2 cup cilantro
10 rice paper wraps

DIPPING
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1-2 tbsp soy sauce
1 teaspoon chili garlic paste
1 tsp cornstarch
1 cup water


Instructions

Combine all ingredients listed under 'DIPPING' into a small saucepan. Cook the mixture on medium heat for about 3-5 min or until sauce thickens.

Take very warm water in a large skillet or large plate. Dip rice paper wrap in the water for 10-15 sec and then spread it carefully on a slightly wet cutting board.

Now put lettuce, 2-3 carrot juliennes, 2-3 cucumber juliennes, some cilantro leaves, on one side of the wet wrap. Also layer 3 shrimp ahead of veggies leaving some gap in between. Gently fold the rice paper wrap over the veggie side once. Then tuck in the side edges of the wrap and continue to fold over the shrimp and roll until seam is sealed. Repeat this step for each roll.
Enjoy these fresh healthy spring rolls with prepared peanut butter dipping.


**Recipe Notes
These rolls don't have to be made with shrimp! You can also use chicken, or tofu.
Sprinkle some water over the cutting board or flat surface before putting wet rice paper wrap.
It may take some practice initially to roll these wraps.









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