Avocado-Seafood Spring Rolls

3
Total Time
35 min
Prep
35 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
This easy version of a Thai favorite will have your guests thinking you spent hours in the kitchen.

Ingredients

rice vinegar

1 Tbsp

lime zest

1 tsp

sugar

½ tsp

long grain cooked brown rice

1 cup(s), chilled

avocado

1 item(s), medium, cut into chunks

fat free mayonnaise

3 Tbsp

fresh lime juice

2 tsp

cayenne pepper

¼ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

lettuce

8 leaf/leaves, large, romaine, split in half lengthwise and center ribs removed

yellow pepper(s)

1 small, cut into very thin strips

lump crabmeat

6 oz

cilantro

1½ cup(s), about 16 fresh leaves

Instructions

  1. Stir vinegar, lime zest and sugar into chilled rice.
  2. Place avocado, mayonnaise, lime juice, cayenne pepper and salt in a food processor; blend until smooth.
  3. Spread equal amounts of avocado mixture onto lettuce leaves; spoon about 1 tablespoon rice mixture over each leaf and spread it to 1 inch from end. Place 3 or 4 pepper strips down center of each leaf; roll up and secure with a toothpick. Top each with 1 small piece of crabmeat and a cilantro leaf. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Yields 2 spring rolls per serving.

Notes

If you set up the ingredients in an assembly-line fashion, you'll be done preparing these rolls in no time.

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