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Healthy Vietnamese rice paper rolls

A perfect addition to your healthy eating plan or of course a healthy entertaining plan. Or of course to a lunchbox for work or school.

vietnamese rice paper rolls

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls are a hit with all and the combinations are endless.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves 4

Makes 16 rolls

Ingredients

  • Rice paper x 16 sheets
  • 2 parcels of rice noodles
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 8 tbs of crushed roasted peanuts
  • 16 mint leaves
  • 16 tsp of oyster sauce
  • 8 lettuce leaves chopped up
  • 2 carrots julienne cut
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber julienne

Directions

  1. Poach the chicken breast in water and then cut into thin strips
  2. Cook the rice noodles as per packet instructions and rinse thoroughly in cold water to avoid overcooking
  3. Chop up all the vegetables and prepare sauces
  4. In a flat baking dish, add some warm water and place your first rice paper circle in the water to become flexible. Leave it in the water for around 10 seconds (much longer it becomes quite difficult to roll).
  5. Place the rice paper on a slippery board. Add your oyster sauce, mint leaf,chicken, peanuts, carrots, cucumber, rice noodles and lettuce on top of each other right at one edge. Roll the paper over the contents, then flip in both sides around the contents and then continue to roll the roll up. Set aside and repeat.

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415 calories per serve

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Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014. Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."

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