Rice Paper Rolls with Snow Pea Sprouts and Vegetarian Meat

A Nice Light Appetizer

A Nice Light Appetizer

This nice light appetizer is a great start to any meal. For the following dish you will need:
 

  • 1 cup of snow pea sprouts 
  • 500gm vegetarian meat fillet
  • 270 gm packet rice paper sheets
  • ½ Chinese white radish (peeled and cut in to 8cm *1cm strips)
  • 200gm packet green tea noodles (boiled and strained with cold water)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and cut into 8cm *1cm strips)
  • Ponzu sauce
  • 4 tablespoons of sweet soy (thick)
  • 4 tablespoons of mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees (10 minutes) then roast the vegetarian meat for 5-10 minutes depending on its thickness.  Remove from oven and cut to check that it is warm inside.  Allow to cool.

Arrange a bowl of lukewarm water, a damp tea towel the rice paper sheets, strips of radish, cut strips of pork, strips of carrot, snow pea sprouts and the noodles.

Place into the water one sheet of rice paper, when soft place on the tea towel, add all ingredients horizontal in the centre of the circle, ending with the noodles.

Fold the left side over the fillings and using the bottom of the circle roll it all up.  Repeat this until fillings are exhausted.

To make the dipping sauce, combine all ingredients, and stir together.

Vegan Lettuce and Vegetarian Meat Bowl with Sprouts Recipe

So Good!

So Good and So Healthy For You!

This is an extremely tasty and popular dish in Chinese restaurants.  The above image is a sprouts recipe made with pork, but our version is parasite and vegan friendly.  😉  To make The Vegan Lettuce and Vegetarian Meat Bowl with Sprouts Recipe you will need:

  • About 1/2 cup of sprouts, your choice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 750g vegetarian meat (make sure it’s minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 150gms snow peas
  • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 medium red capsicum, chopped finely
  • 1 trimmed celery stalk, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 8 large iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 red onion, sliced thinly

Heat the oil in wok, stir-fry the vegetarian meat and garlic for about 3-5 minutes and strain off the excess cooking juices. Add in snow peas, sambal, juice, capsicum, celery, red onion, sauce and vinegar, stir-fry until vegetables are just tender, in the last 30 seconds add half the packet of snow pea shoots and cook until they wilt.  Divide the vegetarian meat mixture among the lettuce leaves and garnish with remaining shoots.  Enjoy! 😉