Lumpiang Shanghai

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The Lumpiang Shanghai or Spring Rolls is some other famous dish that originated from the Chinese food culture. It was initially known as lumpia and introduced to the Philippines through local Chinese traders. It is product of ground pork or beef, finely chopped shrimps, minced onions, minced carrots, and numerous spices wrapped in specifically made wrapper known as 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

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. In a cooking pan, heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and fry the mixture until it is half-cooked.
  3. Remove excess oil by using a strainer.
  4. Wrap the meat into rolls with the lumpia wrapper. Use egg whites to seal the wrapper.
  5. Fry in deep hot oil until the color becomes medium brown. 
  6. Drain in paper towels to remove excess oil.
  7. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Lumpiang Shanghai

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