How To Make The Best Fresh Lumpia

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Best Fresh Lumpia Recipe

A Filipino vegetable dish partnered with a sweet sauce that is made of vegetable broth and shrimp stock. This is usually served during snack or appetizer.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Vegetable recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 993kcal
Cost $5-20


Lumpia Filling

  • 1/2 kg Pork meat ground
  • 1/2 kg Jicama cut into strips
  • 1 pc Carrot cut into strips
  • 1/2 kg Chayote cut into strips
  • 1/2 kg Potatoes cut into strips
  • 1/2 kg Sweet potato cut into strips
  • 1/4 kg Baguio beans cut into strips
  • 1/2 kg Cabbage cut into strips
  • 1 pc Onion cut into strips
  • 1 head Garlic crushed into pieces
  • 10 pcs Lettuce
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Water


  • 4 cups Shrimp stock
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Cornstarch


  • 1/2 cup Peanut fried and crushed


For The Lumpia Filling

  • Heat oil in a large skillet, saute half of the crushed garlic until golden brown.
  • Add onion and saute until softened, and then add the ground pork and mix for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, pour in water and season with 1 tsp salt, cover, and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • If it's already boiling toss in the jicama (singkamas), cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, stir and add potatoes, carrots, and chayote. Cover, and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, toss in the cabbage, Baguio beans, and sweet potato on top. Boil for 5 minutes.
  • When sweet potato turned yellowish already, pour the liquid into a bowl using a large strainer. Set aside the liquid and the lumpia mixture.

For The Sauce

  • In a pot, combine shrimp stock, liquid sauce from the lumpia filling, salt, sugar, and cornstarch.
  • Cook over low heat until the sauce thickened.

Lumpia Wrapping

  • Lay a piece of wrapper flat on a large plate. Put a lettuce leaf in the middle of the wrapper.
  • Now add 2 tbsp of lumpia mixture on top of the lettuce leaf.
  • Secure the filling by folding the lower part of the wrapper upwards.
  • Now pour the sauce on top of the fresh lumpia and sprinkle it with crushed peanut and crushed fried garlic.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Sodium: 1845mg | Calcium: 341mg | Vitamin C: 95mg | Vitamin A: 17924IU | Sugar: 67g | Fiber: 17g | Potassium: 1783mg | Cholesterol: 90mg | Calories: 993kcal | Saturated Fat: 12g | Fat: 38g | Protein: 39g | Carbohydrates: 129g | Iron: 7mg
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