Easy Vietnamese-inspired meal- Gluten-free and dairy free

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Hi

One of my bridesmaid was telling me the other day how she prepared a Vietnamese-inspired dinner. I was in full admiration as I’d have no idea where to start when it comes to  Southeast Asian food. However, Claire’s recipes looks delicious and easy to do so I will give it a go. Note, these recipes are gluten-free and dairy-free.

  Spring rolls:

  • 12 dried rice paper wrappers
  • 300g cooked shrimps
  • a small lettuce, leaves washed and separated
  • dried brown rice vermicelli, cooked for a few minutes in hot water and drained
  • grated carrots
  • 1 bunch of coriander leaves

Dip a rice paper in a bowl of water until soft. Remove and place on dry surface. Place a leaf of lettuce onto the rice paper closer to one edge and top it with the vermicelli, carrots, coriander leaves and 2 shrimps. Fold the closest edge of wrapper over the filling than fold in the sides, and roll it up tightly.

Peanut dipping sauce: – 3/4 cup water – 1/4 cup of hoisin sauce – 1 Tblspoon of lime juice – 1/2 cup of crunchy peanut butter

Combine all ingredients and mix until well blended.

Exotic fruit salad:

  • 1 mango, chopped –
  • 1 passion fruit –
  • coco cream (not milk), cold
  • sesame seeds, dry-roasted in a pan for a few minutes

Put the chopped mango in a bowl and cover with coco cream. Add half of a passion fruit and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

Bon appétit!

Doesn’t it look delicious? I might ask Claire for some more recipes.


Have you tried cooking Vietnamese food before?


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2 Responses to Easy Vietnamese-inspired meal- Gluten-free and dairy free

  1. I love easy food like this full of fresh ingredients. These really look great!

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