Recipe by MyRecipes July 2009

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Credit: Charles Schiller; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Recipe Summary test

prep:
30 mins
cook:
5 mins
soak:
15 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Make rolls: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add shrimp, bring back to a boil and cook until pink and firm, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a paper towel-lined plate and pat dry. Cut each shrimp in half lengthwise. Keep water at a steady boil.

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  • Add vermicelli to boiling water and cook, stirring, until softened, about 1 minute. Drain in a large colander and rinse under cold running water. Set aside, tossing occasionally.

  • Soak each rice paper in hot water to soften. Place on a clean cloth kitchen towel. Lay a row of shrimp along lower third of each paper. Top with equal amounts peanuts, herbs and carrots. Add a large pinch of vermicelli. Pull rice paper over filling. Roll, folding in sides as you go. Place on a platter, seam side down, and repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut rolls in half.

  • Make dipping sauce: Combine ingredients in a small bowl, stirring to dissolve sugar. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

239 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; protein 16g; carbohydrates 28g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 85mg; sodium 1261mg.
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