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Lumpia with Dipping Sauce

Recipe Information
Oh, these are the quintessential "egg rolls". Sooooo good.

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:15 lumpia, 4 cups sauce

  • Lumpia Ingredients:
  • 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 pound shrimp, shelled and cut small
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced small
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced small
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut small
  • 1/4 pound bean sprouts
  • 1 small cabbage head, shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 30 egg roll skins
  • Optional msg, to taste
  • 2 cups (475 ml) vegetable oil, for frying
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) water
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) cold water
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil
  • Lumpia Directions:
  • Brown meat and chicken in pan, drain fat, remove from pan, set aside.
  • Brown garlic and onion in butter; add shrimp and salt.
  • When shrimp is pink, add meat and chicken.
  • When meat is cooked, add beans.
  • When beans are soft, add potatoes and carrots.
  • Cook till tender, then add cabbage and bean sprout last.
  • Cook for 5 minutes. Add salt and MSG (optional) to taste.
  • Drain before adding to wrapper.
  • With wrapper corner toward you, place 2 to 3 tbsp (45 ml) cooked mixture in wrapper.
  • Roll into tight roll and seal end with a water-flour paste.
  • Fry rolls in oil until brown over medium-medium high heat.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Amounts can be adjusted to your tastes. May substitute two 14 oz (392 grm). cans of French-style beans for the fresh green fresh green beans.
  • Sauce Directions:
  • Mince the garlic and mix the cornstarch into the 1/3 cup (80 ml) water.
  • Heat the oil in a medium saucepan on medium heat; add garlic and saute until softened.
  • Stir in brown sugar, soy sauce and 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) water.
  • Slowly add cornstarch mixture stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Makes 4 cups (950 ml).
Lumpia is delicious and a fun food to eat. Very much like the "egg rolls" most of us love, only a better combination and better flavors!