Shrimp and Green Papaya Summer Rolls

Recipe originally posted on Food and Wine.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 small green papaya (about 1 1/2 pounds)—peeled, seeded and coarsely shredded
  • 2 carrots, coarsely shredded
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint
  • Six 9-inch round rice paper wrappers, plus more in case they tear
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 small garlic clove, smashed
  • Kosher salt
  • 18 shelled cooked large shrimp (about 1/2 pound), halved lengthwise

Instructions

Step 1    

In a large bowl, mix 3 tablespoons of the fish sauce with 3 tablespoons of the lime juice and the sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the papaya, carrots, cilantro and mint and toss to combine.

Step 2    

Fill a large bowl halfway with cold water. One at a time, submerge the rice paper wrappers in the water and let soak together for 5 minutes, or until pliable.