How to make vietnamese fried spring rolls – Nem Cha

According to many documents, the origin of fried spring rolls is Chinese cuisine, belonging to the group of famous dim sum dishes. When introduced into Vietnam, fried spring rolls have been modified into ingredients and spices to suit the taste of Vietnamese people. So far, fried spring rolls have become a familiar and indispensable dish on the Tet holiday of many families. The simple recipe below will help you combine minced meat, vermicelli, kohlrabi, carrots, onions, eggs, wood ear, shiitake mushrooms and spices to create a beautiful and delicious fried spring roll.

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How to make simple Vietnamese fried spring rolls


  • 300g minced meat
  • 50g of seaweed vermicelli
  • 200g kohlrabi
  • 100g carrots
  • 100g onion
  • 2 chicken eggs
  • 30 rice paper rolls
  • 3 wood ear trees
  • 10 shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 dried onion
  • Half a garlic
  • 1 chili
  • Seasoning: Fish sauce, ground pepper, seasoning, cooking oil, vinegar, sugar


Process materials

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Put the seaweed vermicelli in a bowl of warm water for about 15 minutes, wash it, put it on a basket to dry, cut into short pieces about 1 knuckle.

Soak the wood ear mushrooms in a bowl of warm water for about 10 minutes, rinse, and squeeze dry. Wash the shiitake mushrooms, cut off the stem. Cut wood ear, shiitake mushrooms into fibers and then chop.

Peel kohlrabi, carrots, wash, cut into small cubes.

Peel the dried onion, wash, smash, chop.

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl with minced meat, and beat 2 eggs together.

Peel the garlic cloves, crush and chop them. Pick the stalks of the peppers, wash them, remove the seeds and chop them finely.

Mix the spring rolls

Mix the ingredients in a bowl, add 1 teaspoon ground pepper, 1 teaspoon seasoning, and 1 teaspoon fish sauce. The way to make delicious Northern fried spring rolls is to mix the filling with spices and marinate for about 10 minutes.

Package of spring rolls

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Spread spring rolls on a flat surface (plate, cutting board, etc.), put some spring rolls in the middle, then squeeze 2 edges, roll. Repeat until you run out of previously prepared ingredients.

Fried spring rolls

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Heat oil in a pan on the stove. Put each roll of spring rolls into the frying pan in an oil pan.

Gently stir to cook evenly on all sides. When the fried spring rolls turn a beautiful golden color, take them out and place them on a plate lined with greaseproof paper.

How to make fried spring rolls dipping sauce

Put 1 tablespoon of fish sauce, 1 tablespoon of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 5 tablespoons of filtered water in a bowl, stir well.

Add minced garlic and chili to a bowl of dipping sauce, stir well to complete the recipe for fried spring rolls at home.

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Some notes during implementation

Experience of making delicious fried spring rolls

When making fried spring rolls, you should choose meat with both lean and fat such as bacon, lean shoulder, buttock meat.

The simple way to make fried spring rolls without breaking is applied by many people is not to pack spring rolls too tightly.

You can sprinkle some vinegar on the surface of the rice paper to prevent the rice paper from being torn when wrapping.

Flexibly adjust the amount of dipping sauce, but you need to make sure to keep the ratio 1:1:1:5 according to the ingredients of fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, filtered water.

How to preserve fried spring rolls?

Put the wrapped spring rolls in the freezer for about 40 minutes, take them out, put them in a sealed container, and then put them back in the freezer compartment. With this method, you can preserve spring rolls within about 2 weeks.

How to preserve crispy fried spring rolls

A small tip in how to make fried spring rolls for a long time, you need to stir-fry the filling, after wrapping you should lightly fry spring rolls. Then, you put spring rolls in a storage box in the freezer compartment. When using, you just need to take out the spring rolls and fry them with oil.

However, with this method, you need to pay attention not to fold the spring rolls too tightly, each layer of spring rolls is lined with a layer of nylon so that the spring rolls do not stick together.

Fried spring rolls served with what?

Fried spring rolls are usually served with hot rice or vermicelli. Or you can also prepare a little more raw vegetables rolled with fried spring rolls dipped in sweet and sour fish sauce.

How to make crispy golden fried spring rolls

To have crispy golden spring rolls, you need to pay attention to a few tips after making a simple way to make fried spring rolls:

Squeeze the vegetable ingredients until they are completely drained.

Do not pack rice paper rolls too tightly.

Wrapped spring rolls should not be fried immediately, but should be kept in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes before frying.

Spread sugar water or vinegar on rice paper rolls before wrapping.

Add a few drops of lemon juice to the oil pan before frying the spring rolls.

Hopefully, the way to make fried spring rolls above can help you successfully process it right from the first try. The eye-catching yellow fried spring rolls, crispy and dipped with a little sweet and sour fish sauce will definitely bring an interesting experience for anyone to enjoy.

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