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How To Make Lumpia

Since the Holidays are upon us and Thanksgiving is coming in 7 days! Here are some of my favorite foods for thanksgiving! (Well Filipino food Mainly) They are usually interesting and delicious to make! Which you can make from your own home and surprise people in your own household about this dish! If they never heard of them Before!

Ingredient Checklist

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 pound ground pork

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup minced carrots

  • ½ cup chopped green onions

  • ½ cup thinly sliced green cabbage

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • 30 lumpia wrappers

  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying


  • Step 1 Place a wok or large skillet over high heat, and pour in 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Cook pork, stirring frequently, until no pink is showing. Remove pork from pan and set aside. Drain grease from the pan, leaving a thin coating. Cook garlic and onion in the same pan for 2 minutes. Stir in the cooked pork, carrots, green onions, and cabbage. Season with pepper, salt, garlic powder, and soy sauce. Remove from heat, and set aside until cool enough to handle.

  • Step 2 Place three heaping tablespoons of the filling diagonally near one corner of each wrapper, leaving a 1 1/2 inch space at both ends. Fold the side along the length of the filling over the filling, tuck in both ends, and roll neatly. Keep the roll tight as you assemble. Moisten the other side of the wrapper with water to seal the edge. Cover the rolls with plastic wrap to retain moisture.

  • Step 3 Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat, add oil to 1/2 inch depth, and heat for 5 minutes. Slide 3 or 4 lumpia into the oil. Fry the rolls for 1 to 2 minutes, until all sides are golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.


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