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Rainbow Shrimp Spring Rolls

Updated: Jun 19

This is how you officially eat the rainbow. Clean, crisp and refreshing treats. These are my kids favorite snacks and a great way to get the kids in the kitchen. They can help chop veggies, make the rolls it’s the perfect little salad packages.

Rainbow spring Rolls


Dipping sauce

1/4 cup hoisen sauce

1/2 cup peanut butter

1-2 tbls soy sauce

Start with 2-4 tbls of water add more if you want your sauce thinner

Juice of one Lime

1 garlic clove minced

1 tsp sesame oil

Tsp of siracha (optional)

optional garnish: cilantro, roasted peanuts, red pepper flakes or siracha swirl


  • 10-15 spring roll rice paper wrappers (8 inch)

  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp cut in half (optional)

  • 1 large carrot, peeled and julienned

  • 3 sprigs green onions thinly sliced

  • 1 large cucumber, julienned

  • 1/4 cup shredded purple cabbage

  • 1 green mango, julienned

  • 1 red pepper, julienned

  • 1 yellow pepper, julienned

  • 4 ounce dried cellophane noodles (also called bean threads) cooked according to package (optional)

  • Few sprigs of fresh cilantro and/or mint, Thai basil

  • Black sesame seeds for garnish (optional)


Dipping sauce:

whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl, top with garnish and set aside.

Prepping the rice paper: Pour hot water ( not boiling)*into a pie pan. Work with one wrapper at a time, dip the rice paper into the water for 20-30 seconds until the wrapper is soft and pliable. remove from the water and place flat onto a work surface.

*I found that boiling water makes the wrapper sticky and breaks easier

Filling the rolls:

I like to arrange the veggies on a platter and have my kids choose a few sticks of their favorite veggies, add a small amount of herbs and noodles and then roll them like a burrito, cut in half, garnish with sesame seeds and serve with sauce.

Place rolls on a baking sheet seam-side down and cover with a damp towel. Repeat with the remaining wrappers and filling, adding more water to the pie dish as needed.

*They are best eaten immediately or if you want to make them a few hours ahead make sure you wrap them with a plastic wrap or a damp towel.

You are now eating the Rainbow .. Enjoy

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