Kitchen & Garden

avocado + mint rice paper tolls

If you are gluten-intolerant, rice paper rolls are the perfect alternative a sandwich. You can pack them with delicious, nutrient rich ingredients such as avocado, mint leaves, carrot, capsicum, and even some sort of fish like salmon or prawn. They are a little more difficult to wrap, when compared to making a sandwich, however like everything after a couple of practices you’ll be rolling these in a matter of seconds.

SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 large round rice-paper sheets
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/2 cup beansprout
  • 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh Vietnamese mint leaves
  • Iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • Optional: prawns or salmon

OPTIONAL SAUCE:

  • hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbs hot chilli sauce
  • 1/2 limes, juiced

Place all ingredients in a bowl, stir well

METHOD

  1. Place 1 rice paper into a bowl of warm water until just soft. Place on a clean surface.

  2. Arrange ingredients across the centre of rice paper round. Fold ends in and roll up firmly to enclose filling.

  3. Repeat with remaining rice paper rolls.

  4. Serve with optional sauce, or any sauce of your liking.

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