Vietnamese Prawn Rice Paper Rolls with Hoisin Dipping Sauce

Prawn Rice Paper RollsThese delicious Vietnamese prawn rice rolls are easy-to-make and once you're familiar with the process, you're going to relish them a lot. The rolling process is what you need to master and once you learn that, you can freely experiment to make different versions of the same. If your rice papers are too delicate and often get torn while rolling, use two papers at a time for a single roll. Hoisin dipping sauce goes so well with these rolls and is highly recommended though you're free to replace it with your preferred dip. One can also make vegetarian rolls replacing prawns with her preferred veggies. So, here we start to quickly make these delicious rice paper rolls with prawns, lettuce, and rice noodles.

Prawn Rice Paper Rolls
Vietnamese Prawn Rice Paper Rolls with Hoisin Dipping Sauce

Prawn Rice Paper Rolls

Do try these delicious, light and fulfilling rice paper rolls made with fresh prawns, piping hot rice noodles and a bowl of flavorful Hoisin dipping sauce.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 rolls

    Ingredients for Rolls
  • 8 sheets of rice paper wrappers
  • 12 to 14 prawns (medium-sized, cleaned & cooked)
  • 100 gm rice noodles (cooked)
  • 8 to 10 soft lettuce leaves (coarsely chopped)
  • 15 to 20 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 large spring onion (julienne or sticks)
  • 2 medium-sized cucumber (julienne or sticks)
  • 3/4 cup sprouted beans
  • Ingredients for Sauce
  • 4 to 5 tsp Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tsp sweet soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 birds eye chili paste
  • 1/2 tsp peanut butter


  1. Mix all the ingredients of the sauce in a small bowl and add water (if necessary) whisking it with a spoon to get a smooth consistency.
  2. Keep aside.
  3. Slice all the prawns lengthwise in 2 halves each.
  4. Take a large bowl big enough to submerge the entire rice paper sheet and fill it with warm water.
  5. Submerge the rice paper sheet in the warm water and take out after 2 to 3 seconds.
  6. Place it gently on a wooden chopping board.
  7. Arrange 2 to 3 prawns, small heap of cooked rice noodles, few lettuce leaves, 2 to 3 mint leaves, few spring onion sticks, and few cucumber sticks on the rice paper sheet in the center.
  8. Flip both sides and roll it gently to seal everything inside the roll.
  9. Repeat this process for all the rice paper rolls.
  10. Serve with delicious Hoisin dipping sauce.