Fresh Lumpia

Fresh Lumpia

Fresh Lumpia is a traditional Filipino dish. Lumpiang Sariwa, or Fresh Lumpia, are folded into a soft, crepe-like wrapper made with eggs.


Lumpia Sauce

Dissolve cornstarch in water and soy sauce

Put the brown sugar in a saucepan

Caramelize by stirring the sugar continually until totally melted but don’t scorch the sugar

Add some water and let it simmer until the caramel is dissolved

Add the cornstarch dissolved in water and soy sauce

Fresh Lumpia Filling

Sauté the garlic and onions

Add the pork and shrimp

When pork and shrimp are slightly cooked, add the tofu

Add the carrots, string beans, sweet potato, parsley and cabbage (Don’t over cook)

Season to taste and let it cool before wrapping

Fresh Lumpia

Put 3-4 tbsp of filling in Lumpia wrapper

Roll wrapper and seal

Serve with sauce and finely chopped peanuts


  • ¼ kilo pork belly, boiled and sliced
  • ½ kilo shrimp, shelled
  • 2 squares tofu, cubed
  • ½ cabbage, medium-sized, shredded
  • 1 cup of string beans, sliced diagonally
  • Carrot, cut into thin strips
  • Parsley, cut lengthwise, half inch
  • Sweet potato, medium-sized, cut into thin strips
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 3 tbsp of cooking oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • Water
  • Cornstarch
  • Peanuts, finely chopped (for garnishing)
  • Soy sauce
  • Lumpia Wrappers
Serves 5
45 Minutes

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