Shrimp and Mango Spring Rolls
Shrimp and Mango Spring Rolls
Spring rolls are traditionally associated with Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival. This recipe makes this classic snack modern with its mix of succulent seafood and sweet and creamy fruit.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Frying
  • Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 12 servings
  • 12 shrimp, blanched and sliced lengthwise
  • 180 g mango, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 12 spring roll wrappers
  • 80 g mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp white sesame seeds
  • Pinch of salt, to taste
  • Pinch of white pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp plain flour
  • 1 Tbsp water
  1. Prepare the filling:
  2. In a bowl, mix the mango cubes and mayonnaise together. Season with salt and white pepper.
  1. Assemble the spring rolls:
  2. Lay out one spring roll wrapper on a plate or board, and spread some of the mango mayonnaise mixture on. Top with two halves of a shrimp, then roll up. Seal the outside edge with a little bit of the flour paste (plain flour dissolved in water).
  3. Set aside while you repeat this with the remaining ingredients.
  4. Brush the tops of the spring rolls with some egg wash and top with sesame seeds.
  1. Fry the spring rolls:
  2. Heat up a wok of oil to a high heat (around 190°C), and fry the spring rolls until they are golden brown on the outside and floating at the surface.
  3. Serve the spring rolls!
  1. Chef's Tips:
  2. Don't overcook the shrimp! Blanching shrimp usually takes around 30 seconds.
  3. Chili sauce is the perfect accompaniment for the spring rolls.

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