How to make perfect Crispy Spring Rolls. I cannot resist Spring Rolls can you? In time for Chinese New Year here is my step by step guide. Spring rolls were first made in China. A rolled pancake filled with the first of the fresh Spring vegetables. Now Spring Rolls are either made from a number of ingredients, often cabbage, sometimes meat, wrapped in a thin pastry. They can deep fried or larger cold variety* wrapped in rice paper
You make real thing from stir-fried soy marinated chicken, leeks and raw peanuts. Your flavour comes from Sichuan peppercorns and red chillies. They are first heated in hot oil with perhaps some ginger and garlic. Then you serve the finished dish with simply steamed rice.
Spicy Sichuan salt and pepper king prawns are the type of recipe I just love to eat and share. So, it had to be the next recipe in this year’s celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year.
Mapo tofu (麻婆豆腐) is a very popular Sichuan Chinese dish made from tofu, Douchi or fermented black beans, rice wine, pungent Sichuan peppers and a double hit of chilli flakes and Douban, a chilli and bean paste.