Monday, July 1, 2013

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Jicama, Chinese Sausage, Egg, Carrot, and Dried Shrimp. (Bo Bia)

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Jicama, Chinese Sausage, Egg, Carrot, and Dried Shrimp.

Bo Bia


1 Jicama
2 Carrots
5 Shallots
4 Garlic Clovers
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Salt
2 eggs
1 tsp Fish Sauce (Optional)
1/2 cup Dried Shrimp
1 tbs oil
1 tbs Minced Garlic
2 Chinese Sausage
Basil Leaves
Fried Onions (Optional)
Rice Paper
Crushed Peanuts

Dipping Sauce:
1-1 1/2 cup Hoisin Sauce
1 tbs of oil
5 sliced Shallots
1/2 cup Water
2 tsp Vinegar
1 tbs Sugar

Step 1:
Peel the Jicama, Carrots, Shallots, and Garlic Clovers.
Cut the Jicama and Carrots into long thin strips.
Cut the Shallots into thin slices and chop the Garlic.

Step 2:
1 tsp of oil and 1 tsp of Minced Garlic.  Saute in pan.
Add in the Jicama and Carrot. Add in 1/2 tsp Salt.
Cook for about 7-10 Minutes. Then set aside.

Step 3:
Beat 2 eggs in a small bowl.  You can add in 1 tsp of Fish Sauce (Optional).
Remember to use a nonstick pan  pour enough egg to create a thin layer.  Swirl the pan to make sure it is evenly spread out. Then flip it on a plate.
Repeat until you used up all the eggs.
Now cut the eggs into strips. Set aside.

Step 4:
Remember to soak the Dried Shrimp for about half an hr. Put 1 tbs oil 1 tbs Minced Garlic into pan.  Stir-fry 1/2 cup Dried Shrimp for about 3-5 Minutes.  Put in a bowl and set aside.

Step 5:
Boil the Chinese Sausage.  Cut the Chinese Sausage into thin slices.  Put in bowl and set aside.

Step 6:
Dipping Sauce:
1 tbs of oil 5 sliced Shallots.  Saute for 1 to 2 minutes. Add in 1-1 1/2 cup Hoisin Sauce.  Then add in 1/2 cup of water, 2 tsp Vinegar, and 1 tbs Sugar.
Mix and let simmer for 3 minutes.

Step 7:
On a large table place all the things you need to start rolling.
1 package of Rice paper
Chinese Sausage
Crushed Peanuts
Fried Onions (Optional)
Dried Shrimp
Jicama and Carrot
Set a bowl of warm water to tip in the Rice Paper to soften.
Place the Rice Paper on a plate.  Put 3 pieces of Chinese Sausage, Egg, and Jicama and Carrot.  Sprinkle some crushed Peanuts, Dried Shrimp, Fried Onions (Optional).  Now place a few Basil leaves.
Roll the Rice Paper over, fold the two sides and continue to roll tightly. 
Continue until you use up all the ingredients.

1 comment:

  1. Oh my goodness, now your talking...this looks delicious :)