How To Make Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls

rice paper rolls

How To Make Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls – Perfect for a light lunch or sharing platter, rice paper rolls are fresh, versatile and full of goodness. We love to enjoy ours with a spicy nahm jim dressing for an extra kick.

Our guide walks you through how to create tasty vegetable rice paper rolls. Once you have perfected making them you can switch up the roll adding you favourite ingredients or what you have available.

Ideas for rice paper roll fillings:

  • Cooked prawns
  • Beef teriyaki
  • Raw salmon
  • Raw tuna
  • Poached chicken

All mixed with your choice of vegetables and/or vermicelli noodles

Discover more delicious recipes:

Thai beef salad
chinese recipe
Plated fresh greek salad with dressing

How to make rice paper rolls:

  • To make the rice paper rolls, fill a large bowl with warm water.
  • Add 1 sheet of the rice paper to the bowl of water and allow it to soften, this will take about a minute.
  • Remove the sheet from the bowl and drain off any excess water, place onto your work surface.
  • Arrange the fillings into the centre of the sheet.
  • Fold the top and bottom of the sheet over the ends of the vegetables. Then take the left side of the sheet fold it over the top of the filling and continue to roll into a tight roll. Keep the roll tight but be gentle as you do not want to tear the sheet.
  • Keep whole or cut in half.
  • Delicious served with our nahm jim dressing.

Our guide to how to make vegetable rice paper rolls, is a great beginning point for learning this delicious and versatile dish. We would love to see your work and a little practice makes perfect. Once you have these rolls down pact, get creative with the fillings. And enjoy these light and tasty rolls for lunch, dinner or any time of day you like!

Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls with Nahm Jim

How To Make Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls – Perfect for a light lunch or sharing platter, rice paper rolls are fresh, versatile and full of goodness.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: entree, Lunch, Lunchboxes, Sharing platter, Snacks
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: entree, Family favourites, healthy snacks, Lunch, lunchbox, Meat free, rice paper roll, Sharing platter, Simple And Tasty Recipe, Thai, Vegetables, vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1 ptk 20cm Rice Paper Sheets
  • 1 Carrot peeled, cut into thin sticks
  • 1 Cucumber cut into thin sticks
  • 1 Avocado cut into slices
  • 100 g Mung beans
  • Small bunch fresh coriander rough chopped

Nahm Jim Dressing

  • 1.5 Red Thai Chillis Deseeded, rough chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic Peeled
  • 1/2 bunch Fresh coriander
  • 2 Lemons Juice only
  • 1 tbsp Plam sugar
  • 2 tsp Fish sauce

Instructions

Rice Paper Rolls

  • To make the rice paper rolls, fill a large bowl with warm water.
  • Add 1 sheet of the rice paper to the bowl of water and allow it to soften, this will take about a minute.
  • Remove the sheet from the bowl and drain off any excess water, place onto your work surface.
  • Arrange the cut carrot, cucumber, avocado, mung beans and coriander into the centre of the sheet.
  • Fold the top and bottom of the sheet over the ends of the vegetables. Then take the left side of the sheet fold it over the top of the filling and continue to roll into a tight roll. Keep the roll tight but be gentle as you do not want to tear the sheet.
  • Place onto a board and cut in half to serve.

Nahm Jim Dipping Sauce

  • Grab your pestle and mortar and add the garlic, chilli, coriander and pound to a paste. (You can also use a mini chopper)
  • Add the sugar and pound into mix. Then add the lemon juice and mix well.
  • Use the fish sauce to season to taste. You want to find a balance of sweet, sour, spicy and salty. Fish sauce can be quite overpowering so add slowly and taste as you go.
  • Once finished store in an air tight container in the fridge. It will stay fresh for up to 2 days.

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