How do you make moist spring rolls?

But how do you keep them moist in the hours between when you make them and when you eat them? Zierzow’s solution: Place a very lightly moistened paper towel on top of the spring rolls before storing them in an sealed container.

How do you make spring rolls stick together?

The best way to seal your spring rolls is using a slurry of cornstarch and water. We have tried egg wash, but it tends to “stain” the spring roll, creating dark spots that become more obvious after frying. A cornstarch mixture is best for getting a clean, even golden brown!

How do you keep spring rolls soft?

Storing: The rolls taste best the day they are made, but they can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Wrap each roll individually in plastic wrap (to keep the wrapper soft and to keep them from sticking together) and store in an air-tight container in the fridge.

How do you make Viet spring rolls?


  1. 2 ounces rice vermicelli.
  2. 8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter)
  3. 8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half.
  4. 1 ⅓ tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil.
  5. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves.
  6. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro.
  7. 2 leaves lettuce, chopped.
  8. 4 teaspoons fish sauce.

Why are my spring rolls soggy?

Soggy bean sprouts result in soggy rolls, she offered as an example. The thinner the wrapper, the flakier the crust, and if the oil isn’t hot enough you’ll get “grease-laden” rolls.

Why do my spring rolls fall apart when frying?

If your spring rolls are flimsy then as soon as they hit the oil, they will likely start falling apart. So keep it tight! Don’t let the noodles hang out of the spring roll. This is because the noodles become really hard when deep fried and tend to get stuck in the gaps of your teeth.

What’s the difference between spring rolls and summer rolls?

Although the terms get conflated, the difference between spring rolls, summer rolls, and egg rolls is more than just semantics. Spring rolls are wrapped in a dough made of flour and water and then fried, while summer rolls are wrapped in a translucent rice-wrapper and served cold.

How do you make sweet sauce for spring rolls?


  1. To make about 30 ml of sweet chili sauce:
  2. 5 tbsp Vinegar (grain vinegar)
  3. 2 tbsp Sugar.
  4. 1/5 tsp Salt.
  5. 2 Red chili pepper (or fresh chili pepper)
  6. 1 clove Garlic (grated)
  7. To make about 120 ml of sweet chili sauce.
  8. 300 ml Vinegar (grain vinegar)

What sauce is good for spring rolls?

The three classic spring roll dipping sauces are: peanut dipping sauce, Vietnamese nuoc cham (fish sauce), and hoisin sauce.