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Avocado Shrimp Summer Roll

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Avocado Shrimp Summer Roll

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Ingredients

Serves: 8

8 spring roll wrappers
24 small shrimp (approx. 12 ounces), peeled and deveined
1 Tbsp. sriracha hot sauce
1 tsp. canola oil
As needed Pinch of salt and pepper
3 oz. bean thread noodles
1 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil
8 red lettuce leaves
2 oz. carrot, peeled, fine julienne
2 oz. daikon, peeled, fine julienne
4 oz. English cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded, sliced ¼" thick
1 Fresh California Avocado,* peeled, seeded, sliced into 24 slices
2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. mint, finely chopped
As needed Roasted, unsalted peanuts, chopped, as needed as an accompaniment
As needed Chili sauce and/or sweet soy dipping sauce as an accompaniment

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Heat canola oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the sriracha, shrimp, salt and pepper. Cook shrimp until opaque and cooked through completely. Transfer to a plate and let cool. Refrigerate until needed.
  2. Prepare noodles according to package instructions. Drain and rinse thoroughly in cold water. Place noodles in a bowl and toss with sesame oil.

 Assemble:

  1. Dip a spring roll wrapper into warm water. Once soft and pliable, place on work surface. Place one lettuce leaf in center of wrapper. Top with about ¼ cup of the noodles, then 3 shrimp, then 6-8 carrot strips, 6-8 daikon strips, 6-8 cucumber slices, then 3 avocado slices. Top with a pinch of chopped cilantro and mint.
  2. Fold in each side of the wrapper, then fold the bottom over the filling and tightly roll up. ** Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling ingredients.
  3. Cut spring rolls in half and serve with optional accompaniments.

 *Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

 **If not serving immediately, wrap each spring roll in saran wrap to keep from drying out.

Nutrition information per serving


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Recipe courtesy of Robin Covey, Novo Restaurant & Lounge, San Luis Obispo, CA

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