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Summer Rolls

with Glass Noodles and Snow Peas

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Summer Rolls

Summer Rolls - Whether a light appetizer or party finger food, these deliciously-filled summer rolls fit any menu

40 min.


for 8 servings
4 ounces
firm Tofu
1 teaspoon
neutral-tasting Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
4 ounces
Glass noodles (or rice vermicelli)
Snow peas (about 30 grams)
8 leaves
tender Lettuce
Mango (about 100 grams pulp)
8 sheets
Rice paper (30 cm diameter)
sweet Chili sauce (for serving)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Kitchen shears, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Plate, 1 Peeler

Preparation steps

Step 1/9
Summer Rolls preparation step 1

Cut tofu into thin sticks. Heat oil in a skillet and fry the tofu 1 minute, turning.

Step 2/9
Summer Rolls preparation step 2

Add soy sauce and honey and bring to a boil. Place tofu on a plate and let cool.

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Summer Rolls preparation step 3

Put the noodles in a bowl and pour in very hot water. Soak for 15 minutes. Drain well and cut slightly smaller with kitchen shears.

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Summer Rolls preparation step 4

While the noodles soak, trim snow peas and cook for 30 seconds in salted water. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain and cut into fine strips. Rinse scallions, trim and cut into thin slices.

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Summer Rolls preparation step 5

Rinse lettuce leaves and spin dry. Peel carrot and cut into very fine strips (julienne).

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Summer Rolls preparation step 6

Peel mango, cut flesh from the pit and cut into thin strips.

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Summer Rolls preparation step 7

Soak 2 sheets of rice paper approximately 45 seconds to soak in very warm water. Take rice paper out of the water and place side by side on a damp kitchen towel.

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Summer Rolls preparation step 8

Lay 2 lettuce leaves on each sheet of rice paper. Place 1/4 of the prepared ingredients on the lettuce, leaving a border on all sides of at least 2 cm (approximately 3/4 inch) free.

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Summer Rolls preparation step 9

Roll up sheets firmly. Proceed as described with the other sheets. Cut the summer rolls into 2 cm (approximately 3/4 inch) pieces and serve drizzled will with sweet chili sauce. If the summer rolls will not be served the same day, wrap with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator.