Recipe: Summer Rolls

This light and fresh Vietnamese appetizer is the perfect prelude to an Asian-inspired meal.

Summer Rolls


  • Lettuce, torn into small strips
  • Bean sprouts
  • Mint leaves
  • Vermicelli noodles, cooked according to directions
  • Shrimp, boiled, deveined and sliced in half or roasted pork
  • Rice paper 


  1. Dip rice paper in water, remove and shake off excess water.
  2. Lay rice paper on a plate and place lettuce strips, bean sprouts and mint leaves on top.
  3. Place vermicelli noodles on top of the greens.
  4. Place three pieces of shrimp on the noodles.
  5. Fold in ends of the rice paper and roll from the bottom up as tight as possible.
  6. Serve with dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce

In a small dish, combine: 

  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • Roasted peanuts

Prep Time: 30 minutes

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