Hue Spring Roll (Goi Cuon Tom Thit) is a refreshing appetizer made up of shrimp, pork, thin rice vermicelli noodles, an assortment of vegetables and Vietnamese herbs rolled in rice paper. It is sometimes referred to as summer rolls.

They are served at room temperature with a side of peanut or Vietnamese fish sauce dipping sauce. They are a popular appetizer in Hue cuisine, but they can also be served as a main dish.

1. Ingredients in the rice paper wrapper

Spring rolls with shrimp and pork are a simple but sophisticated dish of Hue cuisine. This dish is made with a combination of simple, easy-to-find ingredients such as rice paper, pork belly, shrimp, fresh rice noodles, herbs, carrots, cucumbers, green bananas, and bean sprouts. 

When grilling meat, you should grill the meat at a high temperature so that the meat cooks quickly and has a beautiful golden color. You should also flip the meat frequently so that the meat cooks evenly. The grilled pork will be cooked to a golden brown color, soft meat, and not dry. The shrimp should be fresh to increase the flavor of the cake when wrapped.

Mixing the ingredients together in the rice paper and eating them with dipping sauce creates a delicious and appealing flavor.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork
Spring roll with shrimp and pork

2. What You Will Need

  • Shrimp
  • Pork 
  • Some raw vegetables
  • Rice noodle
  • Rice Paper
  • carrot

3. How to make Spring Rolls

Step 1: Marinate the pork with seasonings, then grill it until cooked through. Cut the pork into bite-sized pieces. Boil the shrimp until cooked through, then soak them in ice water for 3 minutes to turn them a bright red color. Cut the shrimp in half.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork
Spring roll with shrimp and pork

Step 2: Spread a thin layer of water on the surface of the rice paper.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork

Step 3: Now it’s time to add the noodles, herbs, and carrots. These ingredients will add a refreshing touch to your rice paper.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork

Step 4: Add the grilled pork to the vegetables and noodles.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork

Step 5: Finally, add the shrimp to the rice paper. Arrange the shrimp in one direction to create a beautiful roll.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork

Step 6: Enjoy the result with the sour and spicy dipping sauce. Add a bit of chili to enhance the flavor of the cake.

Spring roll with shrimp and pork

4. How to make sour and sweet dipping sauce

Sweet and sour dipping sauce served with spring rolls makes the dish more delicious and appealing. When eating, you roll the spring roll with shrimp and pork and then dip it in the sweet and sour dipping sauce.  The sour and sweet taste of the dipping sauce will blend with the sweetness of the meat, the richness of the shrimp, and the crunchiness of the rice paper, creating a dish that is incredibly delicious and appealing.

4.1 ingredients for dipping sauce

  • 1 cup fish sauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 150 grams pineapple
  • A few cloves of garlic and chili peppers
Dipping sauce
Dipping sauce

 Instructions for making.

Step 1: Bring the water to a boil. Once the water is boiling, add sugar and fish sauce.

Step 2: For a sour flavor, add a splash of lemon juice.

Step 3: Cut the pineapple into small chunks and add to the fish sauce. Cook until the fish sauce is slightly diluted.

Step 4: Finely chop the garlic and chili peppers to add flavor to the dipping sauce.

Step 5: Mix the chopped garlic and chili peppers with the dipping sauce, stir well, and season to taste.

Dipping sauce
Dipping sauce

5. Cooking class Spring roll.

Cooking class of fresh spring rolls with shrimp and pork is a fun and rewarding experience for those who want to learn how to make this delicious and refreshing Vietnamese dish.

In this class, you will be taken to the market to visit and buy the ingredients for the dish. The class will also teach you how to choose fresh ingredients, marinate meat, shrimp, and make dipping sauce.

 Cooking class Spring roll with shrimp and pork is a fun and rewarding experience. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to make delicious food, enjoy the fruits of their labor, and socialize with new friends.

Cooking class Spring roll
Cooking class Spring roll

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