Traditional Filipino Lumpia
Lumpia is a traditional Filipino dish similar to familiar crepes or rolls. Inside the thin rice wrapper is a juicy filling of meat and vegetables. This dish is served hot and pairs perfectly with sweet chili sauce. Try making Traditional Filipino Lumpia with our step-by-step recipe!
- 500g of beef or pork, finely chopped,
- 2 carrots, finely chopped,
- 2 tablespoons of soy sauce,
- 1 large onion, finely chopped,
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced,
- 1 tablespoon of cooking oil,
- 1 teaspoon of black pepper,
- 1 teaspoon of salt,
- 30 Lumpia wrappers (can be substituted with rice paper),
- Oil for frying,
- Dipping sauce for serving (e.g., sweet chili)
How to Make Traditional Filipino Lumpia
- Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, sauté until golden.
- Add the meat and sauté until it turns brown.
- Add the carrot, soy sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
- Let the filling cool while you prepare the Lumpia wrappers.
- Heat the oil in a deep pan or pot to 180 degrees Celsius.
- Take one Lumpia wrapper and place 1-2 tablespoons of filling on it. Fold the wrapper into a roll, starting from one corner. Secure the edges by moistening them with water.
- Fry the Lumpia in hot oil until golden on each side, about 3-5 minutes.
- Place the cooked Lumpia on paper towels to remove excess oil.
- Serve the Lumpia hot with the dipping sauce.
Enjoy your meal!
- Calories: 150 kcal
- Protein: 6 g
- Fat: 7 g
- Carbohydrates: 15 g
- Fiber: 1 g
- Sugar: 1 g