Vegetable rice paper rolls with sesame, mirin and ginger
( SERVES 4 )
Photo by Babiche Martens
Enjoy a taste of Asia with these fresh rice paper rolls packed with seasonal vegetables.
- In a small saucepan, heat the first seven ingredients, stirring until the sugar has dissolved, let cool.
- Slice the courgettes finely, then pour the sauce over. Marinate for 5 minutes, remove the courgettes and pour the sauce into dipping bowl.
- Halve the capsicums, remove the core and seeds then slice finely. Halve the avocados, remove the stones and skin, then slice finely. Peel the carrots and slice into sticks.
- Half-fill a large bowl with warm water. Soak the rice papers two at a time until soft and pliable - approximately 60 seconds. Lay them on a dry work surface.
- Lay some of each vegetable on to each paper, add the herbs then fold one end over to hold the filling. Roll up tightly.
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with the dipping sauce.