Spring Rolls


These tasty spring rolls are packed with vegetables, seafood and pork. They contain a lot of ingredients but are worth the effort. Serve them with your favorite sauce. Some types of mushrooms may need to be soaked 2 to 3 hours before use. Ground turkey may be substituted for pork.

Prep Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 50 mins
20 - spring rolls


  • 2 ounces dry soy vermicelli

  • 4 eggs, beaten

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 ounces mushrooms, drained and chopped

  • ¾ (4 ounce) can small shrimp, drained and chopped

  • 1 pound lean ground pork

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 carrot, shredded

  • 2 ounces crabmeat

  • 3 ounces bean sprouts

  • 2 pinches ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 20 rice wrappers (6.5 inch diameter)

  • 1 quart oil for deep frying


  1. Soak the vermicelli 30 minutes in warm water; drain.

  2. In a large bowl, mix the vermicelli, eggs, onion, mushrooms, shrimp, pork, vegetable oil, carrot, crabmeat, bean sprouts, pepper, soy sauce, fish sauce and garlic.

  3. One by one, moisten the rice wrappers with a damp tea towel and fill with 2 to 3 tablespoons of the vermicelli mixture. Roll the wrappers, and allow them to set for 30 minutes.

  4. In a large saucepan, heat the oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  5. Fry the spring rolls one or two at a time until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

161 Calories
12g Fat
6g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 268mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 141mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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