Poached Chicken and Relish Wraps with Dipping Sauce

Poached Chicken & Relish Wraps with Dipping Sauce
Serves 8
Fermented mixed vegetables are a tangy and tasty addition to these rice paper wraps. A fresh idea for lunch at work or to slice for serving as an light appetizer.
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Poached chicken
  1. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  2. ½ tsp salt
  3. Aromatics: smashed garlic cloves, 1 inch of ginger, sliced
  4. 1 cup cooking liquid: apple juice (water, wine, apple juice)
  5. water (as per directions)
Wraps
  1. 16 rice paper wrappers (~9 inches in diameter)
  2. found in the International or Asian food aisle
  3. 2 cup cooked rice vermicelli noodles
  4. 3 green onions, sliced
  5. 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
Garlic Lime Dipping Sauce
  1. 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  2. 1 tbsp soy sauce
  3. 1 tbsp water
  4. 1 tbsp liquid honey
  5. 1 clove garlic, minced
  6. pinch of chili flakes for heat
  7. Juice of 1 lime
Poach chicken
  1. In a large sauce pot, place the chicken in a single layer. Sprinkle with salt and aromatics.
  2. On a stove top, Add 1 cup poaching liquid, add enough cool water to cover chicken by ~ 1 inch.
  3. Bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover the pot.
  4. Allow chicken to cook until 165 deg F. (start to check temperature at ~10 minutes). Remove from liquid, place on cutting board.
  5. In a large pot of boiling water, cook rice vermicelli.
  6. While chicken and vermicelli are cooking, prepare lettuce & onion
  7. Drain and mince in food processor the fermented mixed veg*, pluse until relish like substance.
  8. Prepare garlic lime dipping sauce. Mix ingredients together in a sauce pan. Heat, Stir in juice of 1 lime. Put in a medium-sized bowl.
  9. Add ~1 inch of water to a large frying pan, bring water to a boil; keep water hot. This will be for cooking the rice wrappers.
When you have all ingredients ready, start assembling rolls
  1. Dip 1 rice paper into frying pan of hot water to soften (Work with one at a time). Set on a cutting board.
  2. In the middle of the rice wrapper, add in vermicelli and small amounts of your prepared vegetables & relish.
  3. Fold the sides over the filling and roll up tightly. Set aside on a plate and cover with a clean damp towel until ready to serve.
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