lunar new year

Cheesy Shrimp Spring Rolls

Rolling enough spring rolls to have plenty to share can take a while but the fresh, vibrant flavours in these homemade delights will be worth the extra effort! Get the family involved with the rolling – kids will love telling everyone they helped in the kitchen.


  • knife
  • oven
  • baking pan


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped green onion
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) rice wine vinegar
  • 1 lb (500 g) large cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) soy sauce
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) minced garlic
  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded purple cabbage
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil, divided
  • 1 pkg (340 g) square spring roll wrappers


  1. Dipping Sauce: Stir together yogurt, mayonnaise, green onion, sriracha, ginger, and vinegar. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 3 days.
  2. Spring Rolls: Meanwhile, chop shrimp into small pieces. Toss with vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes; drain and discard liquid. Stir together shrimp, mozzarella, carrot, cabbage, and green onion.
  3. Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC). Line large baking sheet with parchment paper; brush all over with half of the oil. Set aside. On work surface, working with one wrapper at a time, lay out wrapper in diamond shape. Place 2 tbsp (30 mL) filling along bottom third of wrapper
  4. Fold up bottom over filling, bring in sides and roll up into tight log. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers, placing rolls about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart on baking sheet. Brush all over with remaining oil.
  1. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown and filling is heated through. Let stand for 2 minutes. Arrange on platter; serve with Dipping Sauce.