The Lumpiang Shanghai or Spring Rolls is another popular dish that came from the Chinese. It was originally called lunpia and was brought to the Philippines by local Chinese traders. It is made of ground pork or beef, finely chopped shrimps, minced onions, minced carrots, and several spices wrapped in specially made wrapper called the lumpia wrapper.
Lumpiang Shanghai Recipe
- 1 lb. ground pork or ground beef
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
- 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
- 1 cup chopped shrimps
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 whole egg
- salt and pepper, to taste
- lumpia wrapper
- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
- In a cooking pan, heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and fry the mixture until it is half-cooked.
- Remove excess oil by using a strainer.
- Wrap the meat into rolls with the lumpia wrapper. Use egg whites to seal the wrapper.
- Fry in deep hot oil until the color becomes medium brown.
- Drain in paper towels to remove excess oil.
- Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
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