Shrimp Spring Rolls with Thai Peanut Sauce

Ingredients

For the spring rolls

  • 1 cup shelled frozen edamame
  • 1 cup baby shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 8 spring roll skins (rice paper)
  • 4 large lettuce leaves, sliced
  • 2 cups purple cabbage, sliced
  • 2 green onion, sliced in thirds
  • ½ of a cucumber, sliced into strips
  • 2 large carrots, sliced into very thin strips strips (or shredded)

For the Thai Peanut sauce

  • 4 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon freshly minced ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flake

Instructions

  1. Prepare peanut dipping sauce by whisking together all ingredients. Allow to mellow in the refrigerator while you prep spring rolls.
  2. Steam edamame according to directions. Set aside.
  3. In a small skillet, heat sesame oil. Quickly saute shrimp before removing from heat and tossing with soy sauce. Set aside.
  4. Take 1 rice paper and place in a shallow pan filled with warm water. Allow rice paper to soften for about 15 seconds. Remove and lay flat on a plate. Layer veggies in center of paper.
  5. Fold up sides of rice paper. Fold up bottom edge, roll over veggies, and continue rolling the rest of the way. Serve with peanut sauce.