Spring rolls are the perfect go-to appetizer. They fry up quickly, easily and are delightful dipped in a spicy sauce. Nothing beats the flavor of homemade rolls and you'll be surprised at the ease of preparation of the spring roll recipes featured below. Spring roll wrappers are widely available at grocery stores now (just look for them in the refrigerated section next to the tofu). Have a dinner party coming up? Give these homemade spring roll recipes a try:
VIETNAMESE SPRING ROLLS
Known as cha gio in Vietnamese, these traditional spring rolls are made with ground pork, shrimp tails, mushrooms and rice noodles. They are served with nuoc cham sauce, which has a sweet, sour, spicy and salty flavor.
THAI SPRING ROLLS
Ground beef, bean sprouts, shredded cabbage and grated carrots make the delicious filling of these Thai spring rolls. You'll notice they are thicker and shorter than the Vietnamese variety. These are best enjoyed with a Thai sweet chili sauce.
CHINESE SPRING ROLLS
We consider these Chinese spring rolls the top finger food for entertaining because they are naturally vegan. Filled with carrots, bean sprouts and glass noodles, these crispy rolls are big crowd pleasers. Serve them with soy sauce and you'll be all set.