Summer rolls

Summer rolls

A deliciously refreshing alternative to sandwiches in the summer. Rice paper wraps are available in Chinese and Vietnamese supermarkets

Ingredients

(Makes 4 large rolls)

For the rolls:

Rice paper wraps

100 grams of salad leaves

10 mint leaves

A large handful of coriander including stalks

A large handful of beansprouts

1 cucumber

2 carrots

1 lime

4 tablespoons of soy sauce or tamari

For the peanut dipping sauce:

4 tablespoons of peanut butter

5 centimetres piece of ginger

2 garlic cloves

1 lime

80 mililiters of water 

2 tablespoons of soy sauce or tamari

2 tablespoons of olive oil

Method

1: Chop the cucumber into small sticks

2: Grate the carrots

3: Put the cucumber, carrots and beansprouts in a bowl with the juice of the lime and the soy sauce. Leave to marinade for 30 minutes

4: Chop the salad leaves and herbs into strips

5: Place the rice paper on a chopping board, sprinkle with water and rub until it softens

6: Add a quarter of the filling ingredients to the rice paper and fold over them, tucking in the sides as you go along and repeat until you have four rolls

7: For the sauce, place all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth adding water until the mixture is loose



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