How To Make Fresh Spring Rolls
Tonight’s dinner incorporated two ingredients I’ve never used before…and was quite nervous about using! 1. Rice Sticks: Much thinner than rice NOODLES, they are similar to cellophane or glass noodles and take just 3 minutes to cook! 2. If you haven’t guessed – I made Fresh Spring Rolls for dinner! Print this recipe! The good news is that fresh spring rolls are surprisingly fool-proof, thanks to a strong rice paper wrapper that seems rather impenetrable to anything besides a knife and my chompers, and that they are INSANELY, amazingly, delicious! First we start with zee fillings: CucumberCarrotsGreen onionExtra firm tofu (pressed, cut into strips and tossed with some dipping sauce)Rice sticksAvocadoBasil I laid them out next to a clean, dry plate and another plate which I flooded with warm water. I was kind of freaking out because right out of the package the rice paper wrappers are pretty thick, sturdy and…textured? Magically, as the wrapper laid on the plate, it went from hard, to soft!