Vietnamese Summer Rolls (Gỏi Cuốn) with Peanut Satay Sauce 🇻🇳


We've got a much-anticipated recipe; our Vietnamese Summer Rolls or "gỏi cuốn" - It's only pretty to look at but its fresh and packed with fillings that can easily be bought in your local shop. We've also made our favourite dip to go with the summer rolls - our the Thai satay sauce! Trust me, you'd want to make buckets of this sauce. 🤤 Asian fusion done right 🙌🏼


🕒 50 minutes 👤 2 -3 people









Ingredients
  • Rice paper

  • 250g prawns

  • 250g pork mince

  • Butterhead lettuce or shredded cabbage

  • Cucumber - julienned

  • Carrots - julienned

  • Mango - thinly sliced

  • Coriander

  • Mint

  • 1 small pack glass noodles

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

Peanut Sauce - Thai Style

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 tbsp of Thai red curry paste

  • 1 can of coconut milk

  • 4 tbsp of crunchy peanut butter

  • 1 tsp fish sauce to taste

  • 1 tbsp of sugar to taste


Method

Peanut Sauce

  1. Heat the 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Add the curry paste and cook for a minute until fragrant.

  3. Add the coconut milk, peanut butter, fish sauce and sugar.

  4. Stir and cook until thick and evenly combined.

  5. Taste and adjust seasoning with more fish sauce and/or sugar.


Preparing the noodles and cooking the meat

  1. In a large bowl, soak your glass noodles in boiling water for 5 mins. Drain and set aside once ready.

  2. Cook pork mince in a medium heat pan and season with soy sauce and fish sauce and do the same with the prawns. Keep your seasoning to simple as most of the flavour from summer rolls is in the peanut sauce!

Wrapping the rolls

  1. Dip a sheet of rice paper into a warm water.

  2. Place the wrapper on a plate. Add your fillings, fold in the sides, then the bottom of the wrapper over the filling and roll up the into a tight parcel.

  3. Serve your rolls with the Thai peanut dipping sauce and enjoy!