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Shrimp Spring Rolls

Choosing the perfect cuisine for a party or gathering can be tough, but you will find that Chinese food is almost always the perfect type of food for any occasion. Chinese food is tasty and filling, and it is actually fairly easy to make with the right ingredients. You may find that a few plates of Chinese food will make the perfect complement to your gathering.

The Chinese Shrimp roll can be a very simple affair of shrimp wrapped and fried in a rice wrapper. You can also choose to add vegetables to the shrimp rolls to make them shrimp spring rolls. Whatever you decide to do, you can be certain that you are making an excellent choice of food to add to your party, as shrimp rolls are always tasty and always great to eat.

You can serve these shrimp with nearly any type of Chinese cuisine, though they are usually served before or along with Dim Sum. Make sure to prepare a nice hot sauce in which to dip your shrimp spring rolls, or simply purchase a bottle of Sriracha sauce from your local Asian food store. Place a bowl of dipping sauce in the middle of a round plate, and line the spring rolls around the edge of the plate for the perfect decorative shrimp roll platter.

Chinese Food Shrimp Rolls
Summary: Shrimp and vegetables are flavored with lemon and soy sauce, then enclosed in rice wrappers and cooked to fantastic crispness. These hot appetizers are so mouthwatering.
Cuisine: Chinese
Recipe type: Appetiser
Serves: 4
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  • 20 Rice wrappers
  • ¼ lb of fresh shrimp, peeled
  • (Optional) cabbage, carrots, mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Lemon
  • Soy sauce
  • Vegetable Oil
  1. Bring a pan of vegetable oil to boiling point.
  2. As the pan of oil is heating up, spread out the rice wrappers. Lay them flat to enable you to fill them.
  3. If you are only using shrimp to fill the rolls, lay a large shrimp stretched out on the rice wrapper. Sprinkle soy sauce and lemon on the shrimp, and add a dash of salt and pepper. Roll the rice wrapper around the shrimp to make the simple shrimp roll.
  4. If you are adding vegetables for a spring roll style shrimp roll, chop vegetables into long, thin strips. Add the vegetables to the shrimp roll and stretch out a large shrimp. Add a small amount of soy sauce and lemon to the shrimp and vegetables, as well as a pinch of pepper and salt. Roll the rice wrapper to make the shrimp roll.
  5. Place the shrimp rolls inside the boiling oil. Cook until golden brown.
  6. Remove the rolls from the oil and place them on a paper towel to let the excess oil be absorbed.

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This is an easy recipe to follow, and makes some of the tastiest shrimp rolls that you could ever hope for. The golden brown rolls are crunchy and delicious, and they can be dipped into a bowl of Oriental hot sauce as the perfect appetizer.

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