Rice paper wraps
Some supermarkets sell a packaged kit for making rice paper wraps.
MAKES 8 PREP 20 mins COOK 3 mins EASY
50g rice vermicelli noodles 1 carrot, peeled
1 avocado, peeled and destoned
8 rice paper wraps
8 king prawns, peeled and cooked 8 mint leaves
1/2 cooked chicken breast, shredded sweet chilli sauce, to serve
1 Put the noodles in a pan of water and bring to the boil, simmer for 3 mins, then cool under running water. Drain thoroughly.
2 Cut the carrot into matchsticks using a knife or a mandoline. Cut the avocado into strips and the cucumber into thin sticks. Soak 2 of the rice paper wraps in cold water for 1-2 mins until floppy.
3 Lift 1 sheet of rice paper out of the water, shake gently, then lay it carefully on a board. Place 2 prawns in the centre, with a mint leaf between them. Add a strip of avocado, pile some noodles on top, then add a layer of carrot and cucumber. Fold the bottom half of the rice paper over, then fold the sides in and tightly roll it up. Repeat using the second wrapper and soak 2 more to make 2 more rolls.
4 Make the rest of the rolls up using the remaining 4 wraps and the shredded chicken instead of prawns. Serve the rolls with the sweet chilli sauce for dipping.
GOOD TO KNOW good for you
PER SERVING 125 kcals • fat 5g • saturates 1g • carbs 15g • sugars 1g • fibre 2g • protein 5g • salt 0.2g