How To Make Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls)

Lumpia is a dish commonly found in the Philippines and Indonesia. It is mainly a spring roll consisting of paper or a crepe-like wrapper covering a yummy mixture. It is served as a snack or appetizer that is cooked either fresh or deep-fried.


• 1.5 lbs pork (shredded or ground)
• 6 cloves garlic (chopped)
• 1 cup carrots (minced)
• 1 cup water chestnuts (minced)
• 1/4 cup red onion (chopped)
• 1/2 cup green onion (chopped)
• 2 tbsp chicken powder
• 1 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/2 cup canola oil
• Lumpia wrapper or egg roll wrapper
• 1 egg (beaten)


In a large mixing bowl, mix shredded pork, water chestnuts, carrots, garlic, onion, and green onion.
Sprinkle salt and black pepper.
Mix well.
Cover the mixture and place it inside the fridge for 1 hour.

Crack the egg and put on a separate dish.
Prepare the lumpia wrappers.
Get the pork mixture out of the fridge.
Scoop from the mixture and place on the lumpia wrapper.
Roll and secure by damping beaten egg on the wrapper.
Repeat several times until you reach the number of lumpia rolls you want to cook.

Set a skillet over medium-high heat.
Heat canola oil.
Fry lumpia rolls for 3 minutes or until golden brown.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can add more ingredients to your lumpia mixture such as spring onions and white shrimps.

Serve with dips of your choice.

How To Make Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls)
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