Lumpiang Shanghai (Spring Rolls)

LUMPIANG SHANGHAI- is of Chinese origin originally called lunpia. It is a dish made-up of ground pork or chicken, minced garlic, minced onion, carrots, and spices with the mixture held together by flour and beaten egg.

Lumpiang Shanghai is a common dish during celebrations and it is best if combined with sweet and sour sauce or Banana ketchup. It is also best paired in fried rice, pansit or spaghetti.



  • 300 grams ground pork
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 1 big onion chooped finely
  • 1/4 teaspoon msg
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black ground pepper
  • 1 medium carrots finely chopped
  • 2 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 1 small green and red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 1 raw egg (beaten)
  • Lumpia wrapper (Spring roll skin)
  • cornstarch dissolve in water for sealing(1 tablepoon cornstarch and 1/4 cup water)
  • about 1-2 cups oil for frying


  1. Mix all the ingredients with the pork starting with the salt, msg, black ground pepper, garlic, onion, carrots, celery, green and red bell pepper, cheese, flour, and egg beaten.
  2. Wrap the meat using the lumpia wrapper. Place about 1 heaping tablespoon of the pork mixture in one of the corners of the wrapper. Spread thinly the filling into the wrapper horizontally. Roll the meat mixture towards the middle. Fold both sides inward to seal, then continue to roll until you have about an inch left of the wrapper. Using your finger, brush the edges with a little dissolve cornstarch to seal completely. Make sure it is tightly secured.
  3. Fry the wrapped meat making sure that all the sides are cooked right
  4. Serve with fried rice, pansit or spaghetti. Share and Enjoy!