Sweet and sour chicken rolls recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 434 calories / serving
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Heat the sesame oil in a large frying pan and sauté the chicken, spring onion and bamboo shoots for 6-8 minutes until the chicken is cooked through with no pink showing. Add the soy sauce, sherry vinegar, sugar and pepper, stir well and set to one side.

Pre-heat the oven to 220°C.

Lay the damp rice paper wrappers on a flat surface. Brush the edges with the beaten egg and spoon tablespoons of the filling neatly towards the base of the wrapper. Fold the ends in neatly and roll up into a finger.

Arrange on a greased and lined baking tray and brush the nems with the sunflower oil all over. Bake for 20-22 minutes until golden and crispy (or according to instructions on 'Jus Rol' packet). Arrange on serving plates before eating. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 1 pack rice paper wrappers
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 large skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 50ml sesame oil
  • 50ml (2fl oz) sunflower oil
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 100g canned bamboo shoots, drained and chopped
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • 1tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
  • pepper
  • Energy 1820kj 434kcal 22%
  • Fat 15g 21%
  • Saturates 2g 11%
  • Sugars 6g 6%
  • Salt 1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 48.7g Protein 25.7g Fibre 2.4g


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