To make the peanut sauce
Now prepare the peanut sauce by whisking the peanut butter with the soy sauce, the ginger, rice vinegar and tablespoons of hot water. You will get a creamy mixture perfect to accompany your summer rolls. Decorate the sauce with the peanuts to taste.
Tips and tricks
To get perfect summer rolls, be careful not to leave the rice paper leaves in the water too long as they can become too soft. To roll the rolls, help yourself by using the baking paper as support, you can also lightly grease it with a little sesame oil so as the rice leaves don't stick.
Summer rolls dipping sauce
In addition to the peanut sauce, you can serve summer rolls with a delicious guacamole or a simple low-salt soy sauce. Another quick and delicious sauce for these summer rolls is made by mixing 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, 1 teaspoon of rice vinegar and 1 teaspoon of mirin. Garnish with toasted white sesame and serve with summer rolls.
Vegan or vegetarian summer rolls
By eliminating the shrimp and fish sauce you will get delicious vegan summer rolls. To replace the protein component you can add boiled chickpeas or tofu. Have fun experimenting with new fruit and vegetable fillings to your liking.
How to serve summer rolls
Summer rolls can be served alone with the accompanying sauce for an aperitif or an informal dinner with Asian notes. They can become one of the dishes for a dinner based on fish or vegetables, also offer them as a side dish for a grilled meat or fish.