Fresh Spring Rolls With Chicken
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Cuisine: Thai
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 8 to 12 round rice paper wrappers
  • 1 lb. ground chicken, can be replaced by pork, beef or shrimp
  • 2 cups of carrots, blanched and grated
  • 12 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup of mint, washed and trimmed
  • 1 cup of cilantro, washed and trimmed
  • 1 tbsp. of sesame oil
  • ½ tsp. of salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of beansprouts, optional
For the sauce, combine the following ingredients and simmer until thick.
  • ¼ cup Fish Sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • pepper flakes, optional
Instructions
  1. Cook the ground chicken in boiling water for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain the water, add sesame oil, ½ tsp. salt and fresh ground pepper. Set aside.
  3. Blanch the carrots, grated. Set aside.
  4. Read the wrapping instructions on how to use it.
  5. Start layering the ingredients, starting with wrapper and romaine lettuce. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  6. Cut them into 4 to 5 pieces when ready to serve with your favorite dipping sauce or make your own sauce using the recipe I have created.
  7. Serve fresh and enjoy!
Notes
For vegetarian, you could replace the chicken to 2 cups of cooked rice vermicelli.
Recipe by Lani Cooks at http://www.lanicooks.com/fresh-spring-rolls-with-chicken/