georgie’s shredded chicken spring rolls

ALOOOOOOHA!  a couple of my blogging besties are pinch-hitting for me while i’m enjoying vacation island vibes with chris & the hawaiian side of my family.  today comes an amazingly fresh & summery recipe from my gal pal georgie.  g is the sweetest aussie-transplant & she lives with her hubs in portland, oregon.  the home cook’s kitchen is g’s culinary internet playground & she’s seriously like my blogging soul sister.  she knows a thing or 2 about making life fun & celebrating with food.  read on to learn more about georgie & her fabulous shredded chicken spring rolls!

shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

hello hello! hi guys! i’m georgie! you may know me from ‘the home cook’s kitchen! if not, then hey there!

jess asked me to do a guest post for her while she is jet setting off to sunny hawaii! & of course, i jumped at the opportunity! because, let’s be honest…pwwb rocks & so does jess!

so as i mentioned before, i am the chief recipe developer, photographer & pro recipe taste tester (aka, i eat ALL the food) behind ‘the home cook’s kitchen’.

thck focuses on recipes that showcase simple, flavourful, fresh & home-cooked food, & recipes that can be used for entertaining. because let’s face it, entertaining for friends & family, & sharing food is probably the best thing ever.

i love to entertain & i’m always looking for tasty recipes that i can whip up to serve my friends or family!

that’s why i have decided to share my beautiful shredded chicken spring rolls with you on pwwb.shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

these chicken spring rolls are perfect for summer because they are so light & fresh! & surprisingly fill you up! i can picture it now – patio, some tunes, glass of rosé or pinot gris in hand, close friends, & a huge stack of chicken spring rolls.  are you feeling me?shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

these shredded chicken spring rolls are so delicious & ridiculously easy to make! if you’re pressed for time, these are perfect to make, because aside from cooking the chicken, & chopping the vegetables, there isn’t really much else to it! if you want to speed up the process even further, simple buy a rotisserie chicken & use that instead.

the great thing about these spring rolls, are that they are really versatile too. don’t like cucumber? swap it out for bean sprouts or lettuce. there are SO many different combinations you can make!

can i also just talk about this dipping sauce too?shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

i opted for a clean & fresh dipping sauce rather than a heavy peanut-based sauce. i thought for summer, a cleaner, fresher dipping sauce would be perfect because it accompanies the freshness & lightness of the chicken spring rolls.

i decided to use sambal oelek, instead of sweet chilli sauce, because i didn’t want my dipping sauce to be too sweet. sambal oelek is a southeast asian chili sauce which is easy to find in most supermarkets or asian grocers.shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

i originally made up two different sauces, & took them around to my friends for some taste testing, & they both agreed that the first sauce (…that’s the one in this recipe), was way better than the second one i tried (it tasted way too acidic!)

if you aren’t so keen on the chili however, i would just tone that down a notch, & maybe start with 1 teaspoon of sambal oelek before adding more.

don’t have sambal oelek? swap it out for fresh chili instead, or red pepper flakes!shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

but seriously, guys get on board! it is summer soon after all! & nothing says summer like a fresh & healthy chicken spring rolls snack or dinner to share with your friends! with love – georgie xx

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georgie's shredded chicken spring rolls
Serves 10
shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
40 min
for the chicken spring rolls
  1. 1 chicken breast, poached (poaching instructions below, or cook however you desire!)
  2. 1 carrot, peeled & julienned
  3. 1 Persian cucumber, julienned
  4. 1.5 oz vermicelli noodles
  5. 10 snow peas, sliced long ways
  6. 10 rice paper sheets
  7. 20 mint leaves
for the dipping sauce
  1. 1 T granulated sugar
  2. 1-2 tsp of sambal oelek (start with 1 tsp, adding more to desired chili taste)
  3. 1 tsp rice vinegar
  4. 2 T fish sauce
  5. juice of ½ a lime
  6. 3 T water
poach the chicken breast
  1. bring a pot of water to a boil, & add chicken. bring chicken to boil, then take off the heat & leave, lid on for 25-30 minutes.
  2. transfer chicken to a plate, then shred chicken using two forks.
make the dipping sauce
  1. combine all of ingredients together, stirring well until sugar is dissolved. adjust to taste accordingly - you may wish to add more sugar or lime depending on your personal taste.
meanwhile, prepare vermicelli noodles according to packet instructions
once chicken & vermicelli are ready, start assembling rice paper rolls
  1. fill a large bowl with warm water (the bowl needs to be large enough to fit the rice paper sheet).
  2. submerge a rice paper sheet for 20–30 seconds, then pull out & place on a clean plate.
  3. assemble rolls – add as much vermicelli, cucumber, carrot, & snow peas as you wish. top with chicken, & mint leaves.
  4. roll according to packet instructions (with a similar method as you would a burrito).
  5. continue to do this until all ingredients are gone. you should get at least 10 out of the ingredients, if you don’t go too overboard at the start!
  6. serve with dipping sauce & enjoy!
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 shredded chicken spring rolls (+ a to die for dipping sauce!) are the perfect summer appetizer for a dinner or lunch! super fresh & super easy to whip up!!

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3 Comments

  1. I finally took it upon myself to learn how to make spring rolls a few months ago and my life has been forever changed. I typically go with straight veggie or veggie and tofu, but I love the idea of adding chicken to the mix! Also, I have no clue how you pronounce that sauce, but it sounds amazingggg. I’d say this pinch hit was a home run for sure! Great recipe, Georgie, and thanks for sharing, Jess!
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  2. I LOVE THESE!!! I could eat spring rolls on a daily basis 🙂 Love that you added in shredded chicken…it’s like handheld salad!

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