Thursday, March 8, 2012

Recipe - Vietnamese Beef Wraps

Here is a yummy healthy meal or snack that your kids will enjoy helping to put together - make meal times fun, teach your children to cook well and enjoy clean eating.

Ingredients (Serves 4)
100g vermicelli rice noodles
1 long red chilli, seeded & thinly sliced
1 small Lebanese cucumber, seeds removed, thinly sliced
2 tbs lime juice
400g lean fillet steak, very finely sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tbs fish sauce
1 tbs Chinese rice wine
1tbs oil
2/3 cup fresh mint leaves
8 large soft lettuce leaves

·         Place noodles in a heatproof bowl  and pour in enough boiling water to cover
·         Leave for 1 minute or until soft
·         Drain thoroughly
·         Toss noodles in a bowl with chilli, cucumber & lime juice
·         In a separate bowl toss beef with garlic, fish sauce & rice wine
·         Heat oil in a wok/frypan over very high heat and quickly stir-fry beef until seared
·         Divide noodle mixture, beef and mint between the leafs and roll loosely
·         Serve & Enjoy

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