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Showing posts with label salad. Show all posts
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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Vietnamese Summer Rolls/ Cách Làm Gỏi Cuốn/ 越式色拉卷的做法


  • Rice Paper (Bánh Tráng)
  • Lettuce
  • Cooked Chicken Breast/ Fried Tofu/ Seitan (all sliced)
  • Cooked Shrimps (peeled and deveined, optional)
  • Rice Noodles (cooked)
  • Asian Mint Leafs (rinsed)
  • Coriander (rinsed)
  • Soy Bean Sprouts (rinsed)
Dipping Sauce


  1. Quickly a bit of water over your rice paper and place on a dish to dry.
  2. Take a piece of lettuce and place it onto the bottom of the rice paper.
  3. Add rice noodles, chicken, soy sprouts and coriander/mind on top.
  4. Start rolling from bottom to top, until the bottom edge of the rice paper hits the middle.
  5. Fold the sides of the rice paper towards the middle and roll for another cm/ 0.5 inch.
  6. Place some shrimps between the roll and the remaining rice paper, then continue rolling.
  7. Repeat until all of the ingredients are used up.
  8. Serve with the dipping sauce and the peanuts each in different bowls, as some of your guests might be allergic to peanuts.
  9. Dip the rolls into the Hoisin Sauce enrichened with chrushed peanuts and chili rings and enjoy!

For more instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Gỏi recipe - Vietnamese Salad with Prawn Crackers/ 越式色拉的做法

Basic Ingredients:

  • 350 g  Chicken Breast
  • 400 g  Prawns
  •   1       Cucumber
  •   2       Cabbage Turnips
  •   1       Head of Garlic
  •            Cooking Oil
  • 200 g  Sugar
  • 150 ml Lemon Juice
  •   50ml  Fish Sauce
  • 1 pck  Prawn Crackers
  •            unsalted & roasted Peanuts
  •            Mint Leaves
  •            Chili Peppers
For instructions please take a look at the video. English captions are available via the CC button.

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