Introduction: Easy Spring Rolls

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In this instructable, I will show you how to make spring rolls. Spring rolls are super healthy, and very easy to make. They are also very versatile, there are so many different ingredients that you can put in them. What are some of your favorite ingredients?

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Step 1: Ingredients

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  • Rice paper
  • Lettuce
  • Mint
  • Cilantro
  • Purple cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Shrimp

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup of peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar or white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

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Step 2: Soak the Rice Paper

First we need to soak our rice paper. You can find them on Amazon or in the Asian food section of your supermarket. This is a very quick step, you place the rice paper in some water for about 5 to 10 seconds, making sure the whole thing is submerged, then place it on a nice flat surface.

Step 3: Lay Down Those Ingredients

Now we want to lay down our ingredients. I start about 1 and a half to 2 inches down the rice paper in the middle. I like to start with my lettuce and other greens first, then move down a bit and lay down the other ingredients. Why do I stagger them? Because when you roll them up you see the individual layers in the roll and it looks really cool.

Step 4: Roll Them Up and Serve!

Now we bring in each side of the rice paper, then grab the top and fold it over the top of the ingredients, then roll the spring roll towards you, tightly, but gently. There you go, it is as easy as that. Look at the different sections of ingredients. Now you can make a little dipping sauce if you want or use pre-made ones. Sometimes I don't even make a dipping sauce to make it extra healthy. Another ingredient I love to put in them is a half of a strip of bacon. :) Serve and enjoy!

Step 5: Video Tutorial

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Now watch those steps in action in this video tutorial!

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