Fried Egg Rolls (Lumpia)

Fried Egg Rolls (Lumpia) - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1/2 lb finely chopped pork or beef

1/4 cup minced green onion

1 Tbsp minced ginger

1 Tbsp minced garlic

4 black mushroom caps, soaked, drained, and finely diced

1/4 cup finely diced water chestnuts

1 Tbsp fish sauce

1 egg

freshly ground pepper, to taste

16 lumpia wrappers (the type labeled egg-roll skins, or homemade)

oil, for deep frying

Directions

Sweet-and-Sour Sauce - 2/3 cup In a saucepan combine water, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, ketchup and hot pepper sauce and bring to a boil. Season to taste and simmer 5 minutes Stir in dissolved cornstarch; cook until lightly thickened and glossy.

In a bowl, combine pork, green onion, ginger, garlic, mushrooms, water chestnuts and fish sauce and blend thoroughly Beat egg lightly and add to pork mixture, reserving a teaspoon or so for sealing rolls Season generously with pepper Saute a small piece of filling, taste and adjust seasoning Spread about 2 Tbsp filling diagonally across the middle of a wrapper Roll and seal Egg rolls may be rolled up to 1 hour ahead of frying Heat oil in fryer to 350 F Fry egg rolls a few at a time until golden brown; drain on paper towels Serve immediately or keep warm in oven Serve with Sweet and Sour Sauce.

Crisp fried Lumpia Shanghai, the Philippine version of egg rolls, are delicious dipped in either a sweet-and-sour sauce or a mixture of vinegar, garlic and fish sauce

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Latest Reviews

"This recipe makes the best naan I have tasted outside of an Indian restaurant. I can't make..." - kelly phillips

"A great combination of chocolate chips, oatmeal, and peanut butter." - ethelmertz

"I bought a very cheap roast and stabbed it all over with a fork (just to make sure that it was dead). I used the mixed dry ingredients as a rub before sprinkling the rest over the meat. Like other people, I cut the dressing mix somewhat (but I did so to reduce the sodium content and not ... " - millereg

"The standard gravy and dressing packs are less than one ounce. Did you use multiple packets? Seems like salt overload!" - mmcannon13

"I made this for New Year's Eve. Followed the recipe exactly & it came out just like the photo-but I was a bit disappointed with it. Some guests enjoyed it, some I think didn't as they didn't go back for seconds. Husband commented yuck. I wasn't a big fan either, would rate it as just okay, not worth the effort. I'll be going back to the normal cob loaf dips, much prefer those. Won't make this again." - sherri3802

"Make delicious, fluffy pancakes from scratch. This recipe uses 7 ingredients you probably already have." - shelley albeluhn

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