Fresh ingredients make these rolls as beautiful as they are scrumptious. Suitable for an appetizer, substantial enough as a meal. PREP: 45 minutes MAKES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 (8 oz.) Fresh Thyme boneless, skinless, sweet-chili-marinated chicken breast, sliced 4 oz. vermicelli rice noodles 8 (8½-inch-diameter) rice papers 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 orange bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 medium mango, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced ¼ cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves, plus additional for garnish Crushed red pepper, for garnish Fresh Thyme Thai-Ger sweet chili sauce, for serving INSTRUCTIONS 1. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until cooked through. Remove from heat; set aside. 2. Cook rice noodles in boiling water according to package directions; drain. Run cold water over noodles to cool quickly; drain well. 3. To assemble, pour warm water in a shallow dish. One at a time, dip a rice paper into the water for 1 second or until softened; transfer to a clean work surface. In rows, just below center of rice paper, place one-eighth each of strawberry, bell pepper, mango, and avocado slices; chicken; cooked vermicelli noodles; and 4 to 5 cilantro leaves. Tightly roll rice paper from the bottom, tucking in sides as you roll.* 4. Serve with sweet chili sauce. Garnish with additional cilantro and crushed red pepper. *Note: Quickly assemble rolls after dipping rice paper into water; the more moist they remain, the easier they are to roll. Each roll contains: 232 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 21 mg cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 16 g sugar, 9 g protein. Daily values: 9% vitamin A, 86% vitamin C, 1% calcium, 4% iron. Sangria Breeze (opposite) In a large pitcher, mix 1 (750 ml) bottle white wine, 2 cups pineapple juice, ½ cup white rum, and 20 oz. cut-up mixed fresh fruit (strawberries, mango, pineapple, kiwi, papaya, etc). Refrigerate 4 to 8 hours to develop flavors, stirring occasionally. Moisten rims of glasses with lime wedges, then dip in finely crushed freeze- dried strawberries. Pour sangria into glasses. Garnish with lime wedges or pineapple leaves. Hawaiian Chicken Spring Rolls freshthyme.com | March/April 2019 25 024-027 Tropical Flavor_02.11.indd 25 2/11/19 10:01 AM