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Peanut Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup organic smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tsp braggs liquid aminos or  1 & 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp chili paste or siracha sauce
  • 1 large clove garlic

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Whisk until smooth and well blended
  • Set aside

 

Spring Rolls

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked thin rice noodles – cook as directed on package
  • 1 & 1/4 cups shredded carrot
  • 1 & 1/4 cups shredded cabbage (red or green)
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 15 fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 15 fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup peanuts crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • rice paper spring roll wrappers

Directions

  • Cut rice noodles into 1 inch lengths and transfer to large bowl
  • Add all remaining ingredients to this bow (minus the rice paper wrappers)
  • Fill a bowl large enough to fit rice paper wrappers with warm water
  • Soak rice paper wrappers in warm water until it begins to soften and pattern begins to disappear
  • Transfer wrapper to a flat surface
  • Put 1/4 cup filling on each wrapper
  • Fold the wrapper from the top and then the bottom
  • Then roll the wrapper with the filling as tightly as possible from left to right without ripping
  • Serve at room temperature with peanut sauce or refrigerate for 2 hours and serve chilled with peanut sauce

Prep time: 30-40 min

Makes approx 15 rolls

Ingredients

  • 2 Carrots chopped thinly
  • 1 Medium cucumber chopped thinly
  • 1 Avocado sliced
  • 2 Celery stalks chopped thinly
  • Rice paper sheets (see picture – from Asian store)
  • You can put whatever veggies you want in these, unripe green mangoes are great in these as well.  You can also put cilantro in them.

Directions

  • Soak rice paper sheets in warm water until pattern on the sheets disappears (make sure that you soak them one by one in a tray that is flat)
  • Once the pattern disappears, place flat on a chopping board
  • Add a small amount of each veggie into the middle of the rice paper length wise
  • Fold rice paper sheet from the bottom and top
  • And then roll tightly from left to right (like a burrito)