Had a fabulous dinner recently at Indochine in NYC, which inspired me to recreate these Steamed Vietnamese Rolls! I filled these easy rolls with a ground turkey and shrimp filling that's to die for!
These Vietnamese rolls are ridiculously easy to make, but you will need either a bamboo steamer or a steamer insert for a large pot. You sauté the veggies first and add to the protein mixture which is then topped with bean sprouts and warmly nestled into wonton wrappers.
Wonton wrappers are filled with goodness, ground turkey, shrimp and sautéed veggies, then steamed in a bamboo steamer. These delicious wonton rolls steam quickly, in about 8 to 10 minutes.
The rolls steam up to perfection! Serve along side a tasty dipping sauce and your party guests will beg for this appetizer recipe!
Served with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce, these Steamed Vietnamese Rolls are always a huge hit!Print
For the rolls:
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 shallot, finely chopped
- 1 small carrot, finely chopped
- 1 red Thai chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- ½ pound ground turkey
- ½ pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and finely chopped
- 6 oz. wonton wrappers (3x3’s)
- 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
- Handful fresh basil, chopped
For the dipping Sauce:
- Heat canola oil in a medium sauté pan. Add in the garlic, shallots, carrots, and Thai chili peppers. Sauté until onions are translucent, about 3 minutes. Add in the green onions, ginger, salt, and pepper. Cook another 3-4 minutes. Transfer vegetables to a bowl and let cool.
- In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey and chopped shrimp. Add in the sautéed vegetables and mix until well combined. Place a small amount of water at the bottom of a large wok, and set a bamboo steamer lined with parchment paper into the wok (or you can use a regular steamer insert into a pot).
- Place a wonton wrapper on a flat surface and add about 1 tablespoon of the mixture to the middle of the wrapper. Top the mixture with fresh basil and some beansprouts. Use your finger to dab some water along the top edge of the wonton wrapper. Fold the bottom edge up towards the top, rolling the wonton to meet the top edge. Seal and place in a bamboo steamer lined with parchment paper. Keep repeating this process until you fill the steamer with the wonton rolls.
- Heat the wok on high until boiling. Cook (steam) the wonton rolls until mixture is cooked thoroughly, around 8-10 minutes. Serve immediately on a platter with the dipping sauce.
To make the dipping sauce: Whisk together the chili sauce, sambal oelek, mirin wine, ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, and fresh basil. Serve along side the steamed rolls.
- Prep Time: 30 mins
- Cook Time: 10 mins
- Category: Appetizer
- Method: Stove Top
- Cuisine: Vietnamese
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 221
- Sugar: 3.9 g
- Sodium: 550.7 mg
- Fat: 6 g
- Carbohydrates: 22.5 g
- Protein: 19.2 g
- Cholesterol: 89.5 mg
Keywords: Vietnamese Rolls, Wonton Rolls