Spring Rolls and Huanese Dipping Sauce

Apr 4, 2014 ~ Apr 17 2013 : Sushi – California Rolls, Spring Rolls and Huanese Dipping Sauce, Scallion Pancakes with Ginger Dipping Sauce, Chow Mein Noodles.

My Task :

Grab all ingredients, wash vegetables, chop up vegetables, stir fry ingredients. roll up spring rolls , fry the spring rolls. Clean Up – Dish washer (wash and rinse all dishes)

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Spring Rolls and Huanese Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients

Spring Rolls

2 mushrooms

10 ml oil

1/2 onion, finely chopped

5 ml grated fresh ginger root

5 ml soy sauce

2 green onions, finely chopped

125 mL shredded chinese cabbage

125 mL grated carrots

125 bean sprouts, chopped

6 spring rolls wraps

7 mL canola oil

Huanese Dipping Sauce

15 mL soy sauce

15 mL lemon juice

15 mL water

8 mL hoisin sauce

5 mL sesame oil

5 mL grated fresh ginger root

1 mL hot oriental chili paste

15 mL green onion

15 mL cilantro

Directions

1. Heat oil in medium heat on a frying pan. Cook onion,  ginger, and soy sauce for 5 min or until onion is translucent. Stir- cook for 2 minutes. Stir in mushrooms. Heat through, and season taste with salt and pepper.

2. Lay spring roll wrappers out on a clean surface, with one point of each wrapper facing you. Divide filling to 6 equal portions. Place 1 portion just about the bottom point on each wrapper. Fold inside, point overlapping. Slightly brush top at the point facing you. Roll up, pressing to seal. Place on lightly oiled plate.

Huanese Dipping Sauce

1. In bowl, whisk together soy sauce, lemon juice, water, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, ginger root and chili paste. Stir in green onions and cilantro.

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My Opinion of the Lab:

This lab was not bad. The spring rolls browned quicker than I thought, and the we needed a little more salt in the filling. Other than that, the recipe was pretty good, and I would make it again.

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Questions:

How could you use this recipe at home?

I would use this recipe to make lunch or a side, or if I feel like making spring rolls on a cold day.

When would you eat it?

I would eat it for lunch or a side.

Who would you serve it to?

I would serve it to my family, friends and myself.

How could you alter the recipe to make it healthier?

I could bake the spring rolls instead of frying them in oil, or use low-sodium soy sauce.

How could you alter the recipe to make it cheaper?

To make this recipe cheaper, I could just use soy sauce for the sauce, and just use the ingredients that I have on hand.

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Nutritional Info of Ingredients :

Canola Oil

Mushrooms

Onion

Ginger Root

Green Onion

Chinese Cabbage

Carrots

Bean sprouts

Spring roll wraps

Lemon juice

Cilantro

Sesame oil

Hoisin sauce

Soy Sauce

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Other Interesting Links :

Nicko’s Kitchen – How to make Spring Rolls (video)

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KitchMe – Filipino Egg Rolls (Lumpia)

Filipino Lumpia

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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

How to make Spring Rolls - Step by Step Recipe

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