CRISPY SEAFOOD ROLL


Ingredients for making crispy seafood roll

For the filling

1 large yellow onion (about 1 2/3 cups finely diced)1 small – medium carrot (about 1/2 cup finely diced)8 oz shrimp (peeled and de veined)1 cup crab meat2 tablespoons finely diced shallot5 tablespoons finely sliced scallion6 tablespoons mayonnaise1/2 teaspoon fish sauce black pepper16-18 spring roll wrappers

  • olive oil

Spicy mayo dip

1/4 cup mayonnaise1 teaspoon sriracha (or more to taste)3/4 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil

Other ingredients (for serving)

green lettuce

  • fresh mint

Instructions

  • Prep all the veggies: dice carrot, onion, shallot and thinly slice scallion.
  • Cut shrimp into small pieces.
  • Place a pan over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add oil and add onion. Stir and cook for 2 minutes until fragrant, then add carrot. Continue to stir and cook for another 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to cool.
  • Add some more oil to the pan if needed and then add shrimp. Stir and cook over medium high heat for about 1 minute until shrimp is about 80-90% cooked. Set aside on a plate lined with paper towel to cool.
  • Add oil if needed and then add crab meat. Stir and cook over medium high heat for about 1 minute. Set aside on a plate lined with paper towel to cool.
  • When onion, carrot, shrimp and crab have cooled down, add them to a mixing bowl. Add mayonnaise, shallot, scallion, fish sauce and a generous amount of black pepper to the bowl and mix well.
  • Place one spring roll wrapper on a clean cutting board or working surface. Put 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons of filling on it, shape into a log. Fold the top corner of the wrapper near you over the filling, fold left and right corners over the filling, and then roll it up away from you. Place on a tray or plate, seam side down. Repeat with the remaining filling and wrappers.
  • Heat at least an inch of oil in a frying pan. When the oil reaches 350F, add the spring rolls and fry over medium-medium high heat until golden brown and crispy (just 3 minutes or so). Only fry 4-6 spring rolls at once. Transfer fried spring rolls to a colander lined with paper towel, place them in an upright position to drain excess oil.
  • Whisk together all ingredients for the spicy mayo dip.
  • Serve spring rolls with spicy mayo dip, you can add any salad or dip of your own choice.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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