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Put Those Thanksgiving Leftovers To Good Use With The Pioneer Woman’s Turkey Spring Rolls

Take a leaf out of Ree Drummond's cookbook, and try this recipe for turkey spring rolls.

November 24, 2017

There’s nothing better than a Thanksgiving meal…except for leftovers! Take a leaf out of Ree Drummond’s cookbook, and try this recipe for turkey spring rolls.

Photo courtesy of Food Network.

Ingredients

Dipping Sauce:

Directions

Place the turkey in a bowl and drizzle in the soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar and the hot chili oil. Stir to combine and give it a taste. If you’d like a stronger flavor, add a little more of any of the ingredients.

Next, place the cellophane noodles in a large bowl. Cover them with boiling water and let them sit according to the package directions.

When they are tender but still have a nice bite, drain and set the noodles aside.

Soften the rice paper wrappers by placing them one by one into a bowl of warm water and taking them out when they’re soft but still hold together.

To assemble each spring roll, lay a wrapper on a plate. Lay a small line of noodles in the center. Add a small amount of lettuce, turkey, alfalfa sprouts, a few carrot and cucumber strips, and top with a sprinkling of cilantro.

Fold in the sides of the wrappers and roll it into a tight roll. Repeat to make the rest of the rolls.

For the dipping sauce: Combine the cranberry sauce, soy sauce and a few dashed chile oil.

Dip the rolls into the sauce and dig in! Best if eaten within 1 hour of preparing.

Cook’s Note

You will have leftover noodles; make a noodle salad with more spring roll ingredients. Toss in a little of the dipping sauce as a dressing. Let the kids have fun making different combinations! Variations: Use shredded cooked chicken instead of turkey. Add slices of avocado along with the other ingredients. Spring rolls can be dipped in regular soy sauce instead of the cranberry-soy dipping sauce.

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