Fresh Thai Spring Rolls With Peanut Dipping Sauce
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Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 12-20 servings
 
Ingredients
For the Peanut Dipping Sauce
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 can coconut milk, light or regular
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1½ teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1½ teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, optional
For the Spring Rolls
  • 1 bunch of romaine or butter lettuce
  • 1 package Imitation Crab Sticks, sliced lengthwise in half
  • 1 small package medium cooked shrimp
  • Shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1 small English cucumber, cut into matchstick size piece, about 2 inches long
  • 1 bunch cilantro or Thai basil
  • 1 small bag carrot shreds
  • 1-2 cups shredded cabbage or small bag of cole slaw mix
  • 1 package Spring Roll wrappers or skins
Instructions
For the Peanut Dipping Sauce
  1. Place all ingredients in a small food processor and mix until blended and smooth or whisk together in a small bowl. Add chopped peanuts and cilantro. Set aside until ready to use.
For the Spring Rolls
  1. Clean green onions and herbs. Pat dry and set aside. Line up ingredients in bowls or on a large sheet pan or platter.
  2. Fill a baking pan with ½ inch of water.
  3. Place a large sheet of wax paper or parchment paper on a cutting board or counter.
  4. Take a sheet of Spring Roll wrapper, one at a time and lay it in the water for 30-60 seconds. Don't let the wrapper get too soft. It will continue to soften even after you remove it from the water.
  5. Remove the wrapper and lay it on the prepared surface.
  6. Lay one or two pieces of lettuce, ⅓ of the way up the wrapper on the side closest to you.
  7. Line up other ingredients of your choice, horizontally across the lettuce. Do not over fill.
  8. Gently fold the bottom of the wrapper over the filling ingredients, tucking the end in under the filling.
  9. Gently fold the sides in over the covered filling.
  10. Finish rolling, tightly sealing the end of the Spring Roll.
  11. Serve with Peanut Dipping Sauce, Sweet Chili Sauce or Sweet Sour Sauce
Recipe by The Memorable Kitchen at http://thememorablekitchen.com/fresh-thai-spring-rolls-with-peanut-dipping-sauce/