The Vietnamese Bacon Summer Rolls Recipe

The Vietnamese bacon summer rolls can help breathe new life into your family meals. I ensure that you’ll fall in love with a fresh-taste of bacon, the aroma of Thai basil, and a sweet-sour dipping sauce. The Vietnamese bacon summer rolls are so easy to make at home and can be done in 20 minutes. 

Overview

1. Ingredients

A - For the dipping sauce

B - For the rolls

C - Nutrition facts (1 roll serving)

2. How to make the Vietnamese bacon summer rolls?

A - How to make a sour-sweet dipping sauce?

B - How to make the Vietnamese bacon summer rolls?

1. Ingredients

The Vietnamese bacon summer rolls include healthy and cheap ingredients, that are all easy to find. They are a meal which is healthy, tasty and affordable. This is a good choice for every family meal plan.

A - For the dipping sauce:

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 small red chili, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • juice 1 lime

B - For the rolls:

  • Rice Paper wrappers
  • 300g cooked bacon, lightly sliced
  • 1 carrot, cut into thin batons
  • 100g Thai basil
  • 100g coriander
  • 100g mint leaves
  • 2-3 iceberg lettuce leaves, sliced (1 cm)
C - Nutrition facts (1 roll serving)
  • 74 Cal
  • 7g Carbs
  • 3g Fat (LOW)
  • 4g Protein (LOW)

2. How to make the Vietnamese bacon summer rolls?

A great sauce for dipping almost any Asian inspired dish in! Here is the best dipping sauce recipes you can use for any dish. It tastes exactly like the ones in Vietnamese restaurants. 

A - How to make a sour-sweet dipping sauce?

Make the dipping sauce by stirring the sugar, lime juice and 3 tbsp fish sauce together. Next, add 2 tbsp boiled water and stir well. Finally, finish with the chopped garlic and chili.

B - How to make the Vietnamese bacon summer rolls?

Step 1: Place a rice paper wrapper on a board, add 1 tbsp boiled water and spread out all over the rice paper wrappers.

Step 2: At one edge of the wrapper, add a few iceberg lettuce and three bacon pieces. Then topping with some coriander, mint leaves, a few strips of carrot.

Step 3: Fold the bottom of the rice paper wrapper over the filling and, start rolling up tightly.

Step 4: When you’re about halfway, fold the left and right sides of the rice paper in and over the filling so that it is completely enclosed.

Step 5: Keep on rolling tightly until the whole rice paper wrapper is rolled up. Repeat the process till you are done with the sheets you want.

To conclude, this recipe is extremely easy and you can use ingredients that you like and have on hand. I am sharing what I typically put in them, but the options are endless. You can flexible to make your own summer rolls with shrimp, egg, pork and others kind of herbs.