Summer Rolls with Mango, Mint & Avocado

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This recipe by Koko Brill of Kokos Kitchen was just too gorgeous not to share! Fresh rice paper hand rolls with sliced mango, mint, avocado, cucumber, bell pepper, and green onion fixings paired with a delectable Thai-inspired peanut sauce.

This recipe was originally shared on the blog Drop Dead.

*The rice paper, while vegan and gluten-free, is not 100% raw. You can always substitute nori seaweed for the rice paper if you wish.

 

Ingredients

Rolls1 pack rice paper wraps (round or square, doesn’t matter)
1 mango, peeled, thinly sliced
1 avocado, peeled, thinly sliced
1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, cut into thin strips
1 bunch of mint, finely chopped
1 bunch green onions, finely chopped
1 cup vermicelli noodles, cooked according to package directions (optional)


Peanut Dipping Sauce

¼ cup soy sauce or nama shoyu
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp ginger, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 Tbsp coconut sugar, or maple syrup
1/8 tsp chili flakes
2 Tbsp cup rice vinegar
1 Tbsp sesame oil
¼ cup peanut butter *Use almond butter or jungle peanut butter for a truly raw version
sesame seeds, for garnish

Instructions

1) Slice the vegetables according to the recipe.

2) Dip the rice paper wraps into a bowl of warm water. Remove from the water an let sit for a minute or so. I like to dip a second one, while I wait.

3) The first wrap should now be quite soft, Layer the vegetables and herbs onto the wrap. Fold the bottom over the filling. Fold in each side, and roll the wrap until it’s closed. Repeat with the remaining ingredients!

Peanut Dipping Sauce

1) Whisk together all the ingredients. For best results, use a blender and blend until smooth

About Koko Brill

Koko Brill is a certified raw foods chef, as well as a pastry school graduate. She also holds a certificate in aromatherapy. Koko runs Koko's Kitchen where she shares recipes, stories, and information on everything from essential oils and spiritual swagger to reviews of restaurants and stories from her own daily life and travels. When she isn't in her kitchen, she can be found working on her fitness, reading, day dreaming, traveling or working on her raw granola and fresh pressed juice company, Koko Raw Koko has a fun, relaxed approach to eating healthy and raw and believes that anyone can do it! She knows that everyone is at a different place in their healthy eating journey and she embraces that, and is happy to help along the way.

Comments

  1. Tamara says

    Aren’t rice paper wraps made with cooked white rice? I am a little confused over what is classified as raw and what is not.

    • Anna Speaks says

      Hi Tamara, rice paper wraps are indeed made from cooked rice. We are not dogmatic about our recipes here, so occasionally there will be rice paper or something such as tamari or nutritional yeast that you’ll find in a recipe. For a truly raw version sub in nori seaweed!

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