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DIY Chicken Papaya Spring Rolls

Serves 4

Prep Time
30 mins

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.

DIY Chicken Papaya Spring Rolls

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
 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*
Step 1

Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.

Step 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

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

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3-roll serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 501Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%

Saturated Fat 3.1g16%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 784mg33%
Total Carbohydrate 68g23%

Dietary Fiber 6.5g26%
Protein 24g48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.