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Vietnamese Pork Spring Rolls Recipe
Vietnamese Pork Spring Rolls Recipe
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Vietnamese Pork Spring Rolls Recipe | Cha Gio
Makes 70-75 spring rolls
- 3 packages of 25 layer spring roll wrappers
- 1 lbs of ground pork (or blend any cut of pork in a food processor)
- 3 shredded carrots (can be blended in a food processor)
- 2 shredded potatoes (can be blended in a food processor)
- 3 tbsp salt
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp of garlic powder
- 1.5 tbsp of fish sauce
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- egg wash to seal the wrapper
Directions for marinating the spring roll filling
- Mix the ingredients for the filling together in a large mixing bowl.
- Massage the mixture until everything is mixed thoroughly and blended.
- Once the filling is blended, cover the mixing bowl with the filling with plastic wrap and put into the fridge for overnight.
Directions for wrapping the spring rolls
- Remove the mixing bowl from the fridge to prepare for wrapping.
- Peel the wrappers and set them aside, keep them covered to avoid drying them out.
- Place a sheet of spring roll wrapper in a diamond shape facing towards you. Using a tablespoon, scoop a half tablespoon of the filling and place the filling near the bottom corner of the wrapper perpendicular to the corner and roll the spring roll upwards.
- To seal the spring roll, use a slurry mixture of water and rice flour, or cornstarch, or an egg wash to seal. Continue to repeat steps until all of the filling and wrappers are used up.
- Place the wrapped spring rolls into a large freezer bag and seal and place in the freezer or cook and serve immediately. The spring rolls can be saved in the freezer for 5-6 months.
Directions for deep frying the spring rolls
- In a medium saucepan, bring oil that is suitable for frying up to 350°F.
- Add 3-5 spring rolls to the oil and fry for 4-6 minutes.
- Once the spring rolls are golden brown, remove the spring rolls from the frying oil.
- Place them on a plate lined with paper towel or in a strainer to allow the spring roll to cool.
Directions for baking the spring rolls
- Set the temperature of an oven to 375°F – 400°F.
- On a sheet pan lined with parchment paper, place the spring rolls onto the sheet pan and place into the oven.
- Bake the spring rolls for 30-40 minutes. The spring rolls will be a slight golden yellow colour when it is done. Remove a spring roll and check for doneness.
- If the spring rolls are done, remove the sheet pan from the oven and allow the spring rolls to cool.
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