Lumpiang (Fresh Lumpia Recipe)

Fresh Lumpia

Filipino vegetable dish composed of different vegetables with a soft (unfried) wrapper garnished with sweet sauce and crushed peanuts.

Serving size: 5

Ingredients

Filling:

Lumpia Wrappers (Spring Roll Wrappers)

Sauce:

  1. 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  2. ½ cup brown sugar
  3. 2 cups water
  4. ½ pork flavor cube seasoning
  5. 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  6. 2 Tablespoons corn starch (diluted in ¼ cup water)

Instructions

The Filling:

  1. Cook the filling by heating a pan.
  2. Pour-in the cooking oil then sauté the garlic and onions.
  3. Add the pork and cook until color turns light brown.
  4. Put-in the pork cube and add ½ cup water then simmer until pork is tender.
  5. Add the shrimps and sweet potatoes and cook for 5 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  6. Add the tofu and cook for a few minutes.
  7. Put-in the cilantro, carrots, and string beans then mix with the other ingredients.
  8. Add the cabbage and let cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Add the fish sauce and mix.

Set aside

The sauce

  1. Pour the water in a sauce pan and Bring to a boil.
  2. Add the brown sugar and pork cubes.
  3. Put some salt and soy sauce then mix well.
  4. Dilute the cornstarch in water and pour in the saucepan.
  5. Cook until the sauce becomes thick. Set aside.

Wrap the filling:

  1. Place the wrapper in a plate then place a lettuce leaf in the middle top part of the wrapper.
  2. Spoon the filling and place in the middle of the wrapper (over the lettuce leaf).
  3. Close the wrapper by folding the lower part first then roll the sides until the filling is sealed.
  4. Pour the sauce over the Lumpiang Sariwa and garnish with crushed peanuts and minced garlic.