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Green Mango Salad Rolls

Posted in Appetizers, Mains (Vegetarian) by pomelo on October 21, 2009


When, for an early birthday gift, the lovely D drove an hour and a half to pick me up and drive another hour and a half to the Stratford Festival, I wanted a fresh and gluten-free lunch recipe.   As quick and easy-to-make as they are tangy and sweet, these mango salad rolls were the perfect treat.


Mango Salad Rolls

Gently toss together:

1 carrot, julienned

1 red pepper, julienned

1 green mango, in small pieces

1/8 red onion, thin slices

1 small bunch each coriander, basil and mint, chopped roughly

Now thinly slice 1/2 block extra-firm tofu.  Pan fry in vegetable oil until golden.  Chop into bite-sized pieces and add to salad.

Also add juice of 1 lime, 2 tsp sesame oil, 1/4 tsp red chili flakes, 1/4 tsp salt and a pinch of sugar.

Enjoy as is or fold with leafy lettuce and vermicelli into softened large rice paper for salad rolls.

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  1. Saveur said, on October 22, 2009 at 8:25 AM

    Looks delish, Pomelo. :D How was Stratford? What did you see?

  2. pomelo said, on November 2, 2009 at 10:08 AM

    It was great, Saveur! Saw West Side Story and the very appreciative audience made it super fun! :)

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