The other day I invited my friends over for dinner, they’re from the UK and Germany. I was thinking about cooking something very easy and everyone enjoys it because my husband doesn’t like pork and I want to take a break from chicken. Then I think of my other friend who recommended this recipe a while ago and said that her kids love it! So I cooked the food and it was really nice. My friend asked if I could share the recipe then here I am in the kitchen again!
From you already see, It is spring roll. My version is a little different since I am going to add cheese today. The original deep-fried spring rolls in Thailand, we don’t add cheese. We normally have mixed vegetables, vermicelli noodle and some cooked meat in it. Just so you know this is not the original style, but it is the version I made it easy. I think spring rolls already tasty with just pepper and salt as long as you have sweet chili dipping sauce…
I am sure you already have seen many other spring rolls recipes and know how easy it is to make one! But, if you are a beginner or first time cooking this recipe, here are some trick when you make spring rolls.
1. Rinse the vegetables and make sure your vegetables are dried or you will get the hot oil splashing all over the place when the pastry sheet breaks.
2. Also wet vegetable will make the pastry sheet break easily. Make sure it is dry.
3. don’t flavor the vegetable and soak the big amount in a mixing bowl before wrapping. Salt from seasoning powder will dehydrate the vegetables. Water will make the sheet too wet to wrap and again hot oil and water explosion.
4. Make sure the left and right side of the spring roll wrapped well. If you’re a beginner, I recommend using the big size pastry sheet. If you still don’t know how to wrap the sheet, fold it in the way you comfortable with as long as the filling doesn’t stick out, I will give you 5 stars out of 5. 🙂
Actually, you can put any kind of vegetables in it. I sometimes add cooked potatoes, cooked meat, curry powder and sliced onion. Just whatever you feel happy with, really. I will be more creative next time. 😛
The stock powder without MSG is available in Thailand. I don’t know about your country. 🙂 If you live in Thailand, Tesco Lotus has Knorr and Fa Thai. I bet it will also be tasty with just some salt and pepper if you can’t find stock powder.