Tri-coloured Quinoa Rice Paper Rolls

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Create a simple, healthy and flavourful lunch with these rice paper rolls which are low-cal, low-fat and gluten-free. Use the roasted chicken and cooked tri-coloured quinoa leftovers to make this time-saving, delicious meal.

  • 100 g Tri-coloured quinoa, rinsed
  • 200 ml Water
  • 1 tsp Gluten free tamari plus extra to serve
  • 10 Rice paper sheets
  • 200 g Leftover roasted chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 Sweet pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 Fresh red chilli, thinly sliced diagonally
  • Fresh parsley, cilantro or mint leaves
  1. Place quinoa and water in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Bring to a simmer. Cook, occasionally stirring, for 10-12 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Cool slightly. Toss with the tamari.
  2. Soak a sheet of rice paper wrapper in hot water for 10-20 seconds. Transfer to a clean tea towel to absorb excess water. Place a little of the quinoa in the middle of the rice paper. Top with sliced chicken, sweet pepper, chilli and fresh herb leaves.
  3. Roll up firmly to enclose the filling. Cover with a slightly damp cloth to preven drying out. Repeat with remaining sheets. Continue with remaining rice paper and fillings. Serve with extra tamari, if desired. | © 2018 | | © 2018 |


Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 11/1/18 03:34

I made two huge batches of a Thai quinoa salad last week and savored every bite. Your rice paper rolls look like another amazing lunch option, too.

Nancy Chan 11/1/18 05:17

A very yummy and healthy lunch!

Sharon D. 11/1/18 08:17

Neat little parcels of yumness. Am loving this creation, Angie! Brilliant use of quinoa xx

Evi 11/1/18 11:51

I love love love rice paper rolls! Your version with quinoa sounds absolutely stunning!

Unknown 11/1/18 12:08

These are so pretty Angie! Just had summer rolls this week at a restaurant. They are so fresh and delicious. I love your rendition with chicken and quinoa, yum!

judee 11/1/18 13:16

I love this idea. I'm always looking around for something to eat for lunch. I think the grand kids would enjoy making these with me and eating them too,.

All That I'm Eating 11/1/18 13:32

This is a great idea! These are so colourful and healthy, they'd be great for lunch at work.

Amy (Savory Moments) 11/1/18 13:48

These are so lovely, Angie! So healthy and colorful!

Tricia Buice 11/1/18 14:28

These look like the perfect lunch Angie! I must pick up some of these wrappers and give this a try. I always have chicken on hand. Love it!

Jean | 11/1/18 14:45

Oh, Angie, these are outstanding -- all that gorgeousness and deliciousness wrapped up in tidy little packages!

Adina 11/1/18 15:45

I love this rice paper rolls, I should make them more often, they are so light and delicious!

Easyfoodsmith 11/1/18 16:11

Such a terrific lunch option. Nutritious and delicious!

Natalia 11/1/18 17:03

Look so healthy, I would love that☺

Pam 11/1/18 17:09

I happen to have some tri-colored quinoa in my pantry. Yay! They look delicious.

Balvinder 11/1/18 17:28

I love your rice paper rolls recipe especially that you used quinoa and leftover roasted chicken.They look cute little packages.

Ashley@CookNourishBliss 11/1/18 18:03

I have such an obsession with tri-colored quinoa! haha These rolls look delicious!!

Amy 11/1/18 22:16

I love rice paper rolls. What an unique and creative idea to add quinoa inside! I started to enjoy quinoa more in my meals and can't wait to try this.

mjskit 12/1/18 04:11

What a fabulous twist on the spring roll! Need to eat a few of these to lose that weight I gained over the holidays. :)

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 12/1/18 05:50

What a lovely lunch these would make, perfect for lunchboxes.

Anonymous 12/1/18 13:29

These are so pretty Angie. What a great dish to serve for special family and friends.
Have a super weekend.
:-) Mandy xo

Monica 12/1/18 14:33

I love these light spring rolls. Great idea to add chicken and quinoa.

Cheri Savory Spoon 12/1/18 17:14

Love everything about these rice rolls and the filling looks so tasty!

Sue/the view from great island 12/1/18 20:32

Oh man Angie, you always manage to make me hungry ~ I never thought to put grains in spring roll wrappers, it's so smart!

Agness of Run Agness Run 13/1/18 18:11

Yummy! These paper rolls seem so mouth-watering, Angie! A great recipe to include more quinoa into my diet. ;)

grace 13/1/18 18:36

i've always loved the way rolls look in rice paper but i've never eaten them or made them. great filling!

Dawn @ Words Of Deliciousness 14/1/18 02:24

These rolls look delicious. They would make the perfect lunch.

[Reply] 14/1/18 04:35

what beautiful and delicious recipe Angie ! xo

My Inner Chick 14/1/18 18:04

--Oh, my,
the epitome of gorgeousness!
Impressive. x

fimere 14/1/18 20:13

ils sont parfaits pour un déjeuner
bonne soirée

Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living 14/1/18 21:09

So pretty! I love the idea of using quinoa in these summer rolls!

noobcook 15/1/18 05:42

great idea! they are a healthier choice of complex carb than the usual vermicelli, I have to try this next time :)

Nava K 15/1/18 10:24

I have always loved the colors of your food, this one is another example.

Alida 15/1/18 11:23

I have been thinking of trying using rice paper for a while. Your idea is brilliant. I love this recipe!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 15/1/18 17:38

Beautifully fresh and delicious, Angie! It's been too long since I've made rice paper rolls and I love the idea of using left over chicken. Great recipe!

Whats Cookin Italian Style Cuisine 15/1/18 19:33

I'll take a dozen please! WOW! those look fabulous!

Neha 15/1/18 21:32

What a colorful presentation. Plus those rolls look so tempting. I am gonna have to try this recipe soon. Also I am just starting out with my new baking blog. Here is the link. Have a look if you get sometime. Thanks!

tigerfish 15/1/18 23:26

I really want to make veggie-loaded rice paper rolls like yours, again. But the last time I made mine, the rice paper sheets broke too easily and I gave up! Maybe I got the wrong brand or soak too long in water (or did not soak enough?).

Unknown 16/1/18 08:48

I’ve always wanted to play with rice paper rolls, but I’ve never had the chance. This recipe looks like the perfect healthy snack Angie, I think its time to buy some Rice Paper :)

Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary 16/1/18 12:54

I absolutely love summer rolls and these are just gorgeous, Angie!! I could devour an insane amount of these!! Cheers!

Pam 16/1/18 17:05

Very nice, Angie! You make everything look so easy and pretty, and I know they taste delicious. You've inspired me to make them for lunch soon, healthy for sure! Thanks!

kankana 16/1/18 19:06

I love rice paper roll but somehow never made it at home. I need to change that soon and probably start with your recipe.

Ashika | Gardening Foodie 16/1/18 20:34

Angie, these Tri-coloured quinoa rice paper rolls look so delicious, it will really make a beautiful and delicious lunch. Thank you for the great recipe.

lisa is cooking 16/1/18 21:49

I love making rice paper rolls, but I've never thought to use quinoa in them. Love this!

Velva 16/1/18 23:51

Nice! Fresh and light. Makes for a wonderful appetizer or light lunch.

Kitchen Riffs 17/1/18 02:14

What a great lunch idea! These look great -- thanks.

Sean Parker 17/1/18 08:00

Thank you for sharing this unique recipe, excited to learn more of them.
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Zaza 17/1/18 14:15

Oh, Angie! This is a beautiful recipe to impress your guests;) My daughter would love some quinoa rice paper rolls for her lunch! She loves healthy meals.

Unknown 17/1/18 17:58

these look so good, so healthy too! yum!

Evelyne CulturEatz 17/1/18 19:49

So clever, like a spring roll but with quinoa. I have not played with rice paper in so long. Add a few shrimps too, well for me lol. Great recipe!

Eva Taylor 18/1/18 15:46

What an incredible coincidence, Angie, I recently perfected my rice paper rolls too! I made mine vegetarian with shrimp and some eggs which were awesome. I also tried 'frying' them in an Acti-fry (using the basket) which worked out OK, turned out more dehydrated than fried but the peeps still loved them. Great idea to put Quinoa in them instead of rice noodles.

Marcelle 19/1/18 01:32

Angie, I've always wanted to make rolls like these (I sure love to eat them!). These are so pretty and healthy. I will be brave and try to make some! :)

Debra Eliotseats 20/1/18 16:07

Love all quinoa. Not sure my skills are up to rolling though. :)

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 27/1/18 02:58

I would have never thought to use quinoa in rice paper rolls, but it sounds delicious!

Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina 29/1/18 15:49

Wow, what a fabulous new recipe Angie. I love Asian food, such as this, and spring or vegetable rolls. So pretty to look at as well as enjoy!

Katerina 5/2/18 10:28

I would love to have couple of these for my office lunch! They look so appetizing!


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