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Turkey winter rolls recipe

Turkey winter rolls recipe

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These Vietnamese-inspired spring rolls are as delicious as they are fresh and light. Using leftover turkey, they're perfect for a Boxing Day buffet or a healthier snack or meal over the holidays. Everyone will have fun making the rolls – don't worry if they're not perfect! See method

  • Makes 10
  • Takes 35 minutes
  • 206 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free

Ingredients

  • 80g dried rice vermicelli noodles
  • 100g smooth peanut butter
  • 1½ tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 200g leftover roast turkey or chicken, shredded
  • 150g red cabbage, finely sliced
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced lengthways
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced lengthways
  • ½ cucumber, sliced into matchsticks
  • 10 spring roll rice wraps
  • 5 fresh mint sprigs, leaves picked
  • 50g roasted salted peanuts, chopped
Low in saturated fat and low in sugar

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    865kj
    206kcal
    10%
  • Fat

    9g 13%
  • Saturates

    2g 8%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    0.5g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.9g Protein 11.8g Fibre 2.7g

Method

  1. Cook the rice noodles to pack instructions. Drain and run under cold water to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk the peanut butter, 1 tbsp soy sauce, and half the lime juice with 80ml water until smooth. Transfer to a small serving bowl and set aside.
  3. Whisk the vinegar, sugar and remaining soy sauce and lime juice in a mixing bowl. Add the rice noodles, leftover turkey, red cabbage, spring onions, carrots, chilli and cucumber; toss to coat.
  4. Fill a deep baking tray with hot water and dip in a rice wrapper until it softens. Lay on a board and arrange a generous amount of the turkey mix in the centre. Add 3-4 mint leaves across the middle, then tuck in the sides, fold over the top and roll down tightly to seal. Repeat with the remaining wrappers and filling.
  5. Arrange the rolls on a large serving board. Halve and serve with chopped peanuts scattered over and the peanut sauce alongside for dipping.

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