Recipe: Bi Cuon Chay – Vegetarian spring rolls

Bi Cuon Chay from Enjoy Life

We usually make Bi Cuon Chay, is Vietnamese vegetarian spring rolls when we have party at home.  Bi Cuon Chay rolls  are savory and  delicious, everyone loves it.


  • 1 packet of rice papers (10-12 in)
  • 1 cucumber. Cut the cucumber into 2-3 inch matchsticks
  • Lettuces with big leaves
  • Herbs:  Vietnamese herbs (rau ram, rau tia to, basils, mints)
  • Cooked rice noodles (optional)
  • Bi Chay


  1. Make Vegan Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce. Keep sauce in a jar, and store in refrigerator until serve.
  2. Make Bi Chay in advance.  Recipe of Bi Chay
  3. Make spring rolls.  See instruction of how to wrap spring rolls with rice papers
  4. Serve spring rolls with dipping sauce.

Cooking Tips for Bi Chay

  1. Use Japanese sweet potatoes, do not use yam (very mushy)
  2. Do not deep fried Jicama since it absorbs cooking oil easily.  The best way to cook jicama is to cook it in microwave for 6 minutes then stir fried it with other ingredients.


Bi Chay (Photo credit: Enjoy Life)



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