Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 6 mins
Total Time: 21 mins
Serves: 1
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Lactose, Low Salt, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten Free, Pescatarian, Pregnancy-Safe, vegan, Vegetarian
Author: 28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
Fresh Rice Paper Rolls with Peanut Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 437 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 1717mg75%
Potassium 875mg25%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 6161IU123%
Vitamin B3 7mg35%
Vitamin C 55mg67%
Vitamin K 67µg64%
Calcium 201mg20%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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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.