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Sophie Kardel's Golden Peanut Yum Yum Rolls

Here's Sophie Kardel’s recipe for Golden Peanut Yum Yum Rolls. The Hawthorne Elementary School fifth-grader is among the top 10 national finalists in the Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest. To vote, click here.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of egg roll wrappers
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, to fry the egg rolls
  • Cilantro to garnish (optional)

Sauce:

  • 5 tablespoons Jif® creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind paste (optional)

Filling:

  • 1/4 cup grilled chicken, chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup shelled edamame beans
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup bean sprouts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red cabbage, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green cabbage, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions:

1. Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Mix well.

2. Combine the filling ingredients in a microwaveable bowl. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the sauce (save that for the dipping sauce) and add the rest to the filling. Mix and microwave on high for one minute.

3. To assemble, place 1/4 of the filling on a wrapper, Follow the instructions on the package and roll into an egg roll shape. Repeat to make 4 egg rolls.

4. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a skillet. Fry each side of the roll until golden brown. Drain them on a plate lined with paper towels. Serve warm or cold.

5. To make the dipping sauce, combine the remaining sauce with 1 tablespoon soy sauce. Mix well. Put in small bowl for dipping.

Optional: Serve on a bed of cilantro.

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