Authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls (Nem Ran Hay Cha Gio)

Discover the authentic flavors of Vietnam with our Authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls! This crispy, savory treat is filled with juicy pork, prawns, and fresh veggies. Follow our simple steps and enjoy the perfect appetizer or snack today!

Prepare to tantalize your taste buds! We’re diving into the secrets of authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls.

Join me as we explore the vibrant flavors of this iconic dish from the bustling streets of Vietnam.

With an explosion of fresh ingredients and a crispy crunch, these spring rolls are sure to become a favorite.

Let’s uncover the art of creating these culinary gems together!

Ready Time

1 hrs


6 servings


  • Rice paper wrappers – 12
  • Vermicelli noodles – 150g
  • Pork mince – 300g
  • Prawns – 200g
  • Carrots – 2
  • White onion – 1
  • Wood ear mushrooms – 50g
  • Garlic – 3 cloves
  • Salt and black pepper – to taste
  • Lettuce leaves – 6
  • Mint leaves – 12
  • Coriander leaves – 12
  • Rice vinegar – for dipping
  • Nuoc cham sauce – for dipping


First, soak the rice paper wrappers in warm water for about 10 seconds or until they become pliable.

Next, cook the vermicelli noodles according to the package instructions.

Drain and let them cool.

In a bowl, combine the pork mince, prawns, grated carrots, chopped onion, and sliced wood ear mushrooms.

Mince the garlic and add it to the bowl along with salt and black pepper to taste.

Mix everything until well combined.

Place a rice paper wrapper on a flat surface.

Arrange a lettuce leaf, a few mint leaves, and a few coriander leaves on the bottom third of the wrapper.

Top with a spoonful of the pork and prawn filling and a handful of cooked vermicelli noodles.

To wrap the spring rolls, fold the bottom part of the wrapper over the filling.

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Then, fold the sides inward and continue rolling up the wrapper tightly.

Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

Once all the spring rolls are wrapped, heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

Carefully place the spring rolls in the pan and fry until golden brown and crispy on all sides.

Serve the spring rolls immediately with rice vinegar and nuoc cham sauce for dipping.

Enjoy your delicious and authentic Vietnamese spring rolls!


  • For a vegetarian version, replace the pork mince and prawns with tofu or vegetables.
  • To make the spring rolls ahead of time, wrap them up and store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours before frying.
  • For a crispy exterior, double-fry the spring rolls for a few minutes.
  • Serve the spring rolls with your favorite dipping sauce, such as rice vinegar, nuoc cham sauce, or sweet and sour sauce.
  • Enjoy your delicious and authentic Vietnamese spring rolls!

Nutrional Value

  • Calories: 300
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 15g
Authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls (Nem Ran Hay Cha Gio)
Authentic Vietnamese Spring Rolls (Nem Ran Hay Cha Gio)

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