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Shrimp Summer Rolls

Fresh veggie packed shrimp summer rolls with a side of sweet and savoury almond butter sauce for dipping. Perfect for picnics, beach bumming and grab 'n' go lunches!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 12
Author: Nikole Goncalves

Ingredients

Rolls

  • 12 rice paper wraps
  • 150 g vermicelli noodles
  • 340 g frozen pre-cooked peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1-2 small sweet potatoes peeled and chopped into fries
  • 1/2 head butter lettuce
  • 1/2 english cucumber julienned
  • 1/2 red bell pepper julienned
  • 1-2 medium carrots julienned
  • 1 ripe avocado sliced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1-2 teaspoons of oil avocado or olive oil
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Almond Butter Sauce

  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 4 tablespoons warm water
  • 2 tablespoons Tamari
  • 1 tablespoon chilli paste I like Sambal Oelek
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 lime juiced

Instructions

  • Remove shrimp from freezer to thaw in cool water while you prepare your other ingredients. Alternatively you can place the bag in the fridge the night before to thaw.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400F.
  • Spread out sweet potato fries onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, oil, salt and pepper and massage to coat well.
  • Bake fries for 40 min flipping half way through so both sides get crispy. Once cooked remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • Next, cook vermicelli noodles according to the directions on the package as different brands suggest different cooking times and methods. Once cooked, rinse, drain and set aside.
  • For the almond butter sauce add all ingredients to a blender and blend for 15 seconds or until smooth and set aside.
  • To assemble summer rolls, pour hot water in a large shallow bowl and soak rice paper wrap for 10 seconds flipping half way through to soften.
  • Transfer soft rice paper to a large wooden cutting board dampened with water to prevent rice wrap from sticking.
  • Leaving about an inch around the edge for rolling, to the bottom of the wrap add lettuce, small handful of noodles, sliced avocado, julienned veggies, sweet potato fries, sesame seeds add then about an inch above lay 3 shrimps across.
  • To roll, fold the wrap over the first set of filling, making sure to tuck and wrap tightly. Fold in edges and then roll over top of the shrimp and keep rolling until you sealed the edge.
  • Serve with almond butter sauce right away or store in an air tight container with parchment paper in between to prevent sticking for up to 3 days in the fridge.