The sweetness of quang ngai's corn spring rolls


These fried spring rolls are a specialty from quang quẻ Ngai, Viet Nam. Although the combination sounds strange, they taste great. Growing up as a little kid in quang Ngai, my husband used to lớn love khổng lồ eat these. As he grew older, his mother taught him how khổng lồ make this special dish. Give them a try & I hope you enjoy them.

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3 ears of corn1 cup grated coconut1 bunch of green onionsrice paper1 teaspoon fish sauce1 teaspoon đen pepper1 teaspoon salt1 bulb of garlic1 shallotGarnish (optional):1 head of lettuce1 cucumber1 tomato


With a vegetable peeler cut the corn off from the cob, letting all the liquid & pieces fall into a bowl. Poke a hole in the coconut with a nail and let the liquid drain out. When all the liquid has drained wrap the coconut in a towel and smash it with a hammer to mở cửa it. Pop out the flesh from the hard shell; you may have khổng lồ peel off the dark exterior. Grate the coconut with a cheese grater. địa chỉ 1 cup of graded coconut to the bowl with the corn. Add 1 tsp. Fish sauce, 1 tsp. Salt, & 1 tsp. Pepper. Stir to combine. Wash the green onions, cut off the majority of the green part, and set aside (to use as garnish). Cut the remaining parts into about 1 inch pieces.
Mince the shallot và garlic. Heat an oiled pan on low heat. Sauté the minced shallot and garlic until lightly golden. Once the shallot and garlic is golden địa chỉ cửa hàng the rest of the ingredients and raise the heat khổng lồ medium. Stir constantly for about a minute. Let cool. Take one piece of rice paper at a time & soak in warm water until it just starts to get soft. Lay on a cutting board. Take one tablespoon full of the cooled corn và coconut mixture and place in the middle of the wrapper, địa chỉ one piece of green onion và wrap it all up tightly like an eggroll. (Do this by folding in the left & right sides of the wrapper towards the middle so they meet. Then fold the bottom half up & try & tuck it under the mixture so it is tight & then roll the rest of the way).

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Place the roll on a plate & make another piece of rice paper soft. Continue until all the spring rolls are wrapped. Heat a deep edged pan with about 1-2 inches of oil. Fry each of the rolls until golden brown. Prepare the serving plate with washed lettuce covering the bottom of the plate & arranging sliced tomato & cucumber around the edges. Place the fried spring rolls on the plate in a nice arrangement.Dip in fish sauce dipping sauce or any other type of dipping sauce you would like. Such as plum, peanut, or soy sauce.By Stella Rivet & Viet Bui

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April 10, 2018

Spring rolls make a perfect healthy appetizer or snack. Not khổng lồ mention, making spring rolls at home is relatively easy, affordable và you can make a lot! The spring rolls here at our local restaurants average $5 to $6 for 2 spring rolls.
For our light lunch, we all had 5 rolls each. Had we bought them at the restaurant, that would have been a crazy price! Even after making trăng tròn rolls, we had a lot of noodles và rice paper left for future use.