Fresh Rice Paper Rolls with Peanut Sauce

28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Vietnamese
Servings 1
Calories 437 kcal


  • 100 g tempeh sliced
  • 1/2 cup red cabbage finely sliced
  • 1/2 carrot grated
  • 1 sprig spring onion finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cucumber sliced lengthways
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 3 rice paper sheets
  • salt & pepper to taste

Ingredients for serving

  • 1/2 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/4 lime juiced
  • 1/4 red chilli seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce


  • Heat a non-stick frypan on a medium heat and cook tempeh for 2-3 minutes on each side, until crispy.
  • Place the remaining ingredients except rice paper sheets into a bowl, season and mix well to combine.
  • Submerge rice paper into a large bowl of warm water for 10 seconds, until completly soft. Transfer onto paper towel.
  • Place 1/3 of the mixture into the centre of each rice paper sheet, lengthways across, top with fried tempeh. Fold each shorter end inwards over mixture, then roll from the bottom over tightly to close.
  • Combine sauce ingredients to a smooth paste.
  • Serve rice paper rolls with peanut sauce and extra lime and chilli.
Keyword Summer

Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.