Prawn Spring Rolls

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Quick Facts

Servings: 16
Cook Time: 10 min.
Chef Scott Boone
Sweet Thai chili sauce makes a tasty dip for these seafood spring rolls.


  • 2 lbs shrimp peeled and deveined, tail off
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbs minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup daikon sprouts (white radish sprouts)
  • 16 to 20 lumpia wrappers
  • 1 egg beaten with 1/4 cup water (egg wash)
  • canola oil for frying
  • Sweet Thai Chili Aoili2 egg yolks
  • 2 Tbs sweet Thai chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • FillingCombine shrimp, egg, ginger, and sesame seed oil in food processor, pulse to chop ingredients. Do not puree. Transfer to mixing bowl and fold in green onions, daikon sprouts, and cilantro.
  • Rolling RollsPlace lumpia wrapper on work surface. Place about 2 Tbsp. of shrimp mixture closest to you. Fold corner nearest you over mixture. Brush edges with egg wash and fold towards middle. Then roll up a tight as you can ¼ to 1/8 inch diameter. Brush ends with egg wash and let sit. Once rolled, place seam side down to seal.
  • Cooking and PresentationFill a fryer or heavy pot 1/3 full of oil and heat oil over high heat to 350° F. Add half of rolls and fry to golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining rolls. Stand rolls in tall glass or cut diagonally and stack on small rectangular sushi plate. Garnish with onion brushes and serve with dipping sauce.
  • Sweet Thai Chili AoiliIn a food processor, combine the yolks, Thai chili sauce, and process. With machine running slowly, add oil to emulsify once. This allows the oil to be added faster. Mixture should be mayo-like in texture. Add lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 276
  Calories from Fat 211 (76%)
(36%)Total Fat 24g
(11%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
(45%)Cholesterol 136mg
(4%)Sodium 101mg
(4%)Potassium 143mg
Total Carbohydrate 3g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(26%)Protein 13g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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