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Avocado, Prawn and Mango Summer Spring Rolls

Avocado, Prawn and Mango Summer Spring Rolls

Nadia Lim

Looking for something different to try this summer? Try these delicious summer spring rolls - perfect for entertaining a group and healthy too!

Time: 45 mins Serves: 6 Difficulty: Difficult

2 tablespoons oil (e.g. peanut, canola, soy)
400-500g raw shelled prawns or thinly sliced chicken breast(or a combination)
2 stalks lemongrass, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

To assemble
20 large sheets rice paper
1 large ripe mango, peeled and thinly sliced
2 firm ripe avocados, sliced
¬Ω telegraph cucumber, halved lengthways, seeds removed and slicedinto thin 4cm-long batons
1 red capsicum, cored and cut into thin strips
¬Ω cup finely chopped roasted peanuts
1 cup chopped coriander 

Sweet chilli and limedipping sauce
4 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
Juice of 2 limes
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1-2 tablespoons soy sauce or fish sauce, to taste


  1. Pat prawns dry with paper towels and season with salt. Heat oil in a wok or large fry pan on high heat and cook prawns and/or chicken, lemongrass and garlic for 3-5 minutes or until prawns and /or chicken is just cooked through. Set aside to cool.  
  2. When ready to assemble rice summer rolls, place a clean damp tea towel flat on the bench. Soak 1-2 sheets of rice paper in a shallow dish of warm water at a time for 20-30 seconds. Carefully transfer to clean damp flat tea towel. Place a slice of mango, avocado, cucumber and capsicum in the centre of the rice paper. Top with 1-2 prawns, sprinkle over a few peanuts and some coriander. Be careful not to over-fill the wrappers (or they will be too hard to roll!).To roll the wrappers, flip bottom half of rice wrapper over the filling, then fold in edges and roll wrapper up. Transfer to a serving plate with the seam side down.  
  3. Combine all dipping sauce ingredients.
Serve summer rolls with a bowl of dipping sauce on the side. 

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