Usually salad rolls are eaten as appetizers, but I love to make them with various fillings and serve them as the main entrée with different dipping sauces. The delicate rice paper wrappers can be filled with just about anything: shrimp, basil, mint, lettuce, rice noodles, veggies. In the past I've also made more avant garde versions: mango and shrimp, Peking duck, pork and jicama.
Tonight it is simply julienned red and yellow peppers, baby lettuce, basil, mint and grilled shrimp. For the dipping sauce I mixed peanut butter with a splash of fish sauce, some hoisin sauce and water to thin it out. Sprinkle with crushed peanuts and voila!
Dip and enjoy!
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