Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
YieldsServes 4
Vietnamese spring rolls always make great light-dinner fare, but the assembly can be time-consuming. Here's our solution: Set out the ingredients and let guests make their own. They'll have fun playing with their food, and the cook won't get stuck with all the prep work.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.

Step 2
2

Arrange noodles and remaining ingredients on large platters and set out with a large bowl of boiling water so diners can dip their rice papers (about 1 minute to soften), then assemble their spring rolls.

Step 3
3

*Find at your grocery store's Asian foods aisle or an Asian market.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3-roll serving.

Ingredients

 4 ounces thin rice noodles
 1 head butter lettuce, broken into leaves
 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
 2 papayas, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced
  About 1 cup fresh mint leaves
 1/2 cup purchased spicy peanut sauce
 1/2 cup chopped roasted salted peanuts
 3 green onions, sliced into thin strips
  Lime wedges
 12 large sheets rice paper*

Directions

Step 1
1

Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.

Step 2
2

Arrange noodles and remaining ingredients on large platters and set out with a large bowl of boiling water so diners can dip their rice papers (about 1 minute to soften), then assemble their spring rolls.

Step 3
3

*Find at your grocery store's Asian foods aisle or an Asian market.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3-roll serving.

DIY Chicken Papaya Spring Rolls