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Blue's Lumpia

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"These lumpia are the only thing my Filipina mom can cook that actually taste good and don't pose a fire hazard to her kitchen. They're made a bit differently, the meat mixture isn't cooked before rolling. They can be made ahead of time and frozen. My family requests these all the time and they're always the first thing gone. If you don't want to make your own dipping sauce, our favorite is LaChoy® brand sweet and sour sauce."
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2 h servings 122
Original recipe yields 50 servings (100 lumpia)


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  1. Mix beef, pork, onion, carrots, water chestnuts, garlic, 1 egg, oyster sauce, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl until well blended.
  2. Place about 1 tablespoon beef-pork mixture on an egg roll wrapper with one corner facing you. Fold corner closest to you over filling; fold two side corners toward center and continue rolling wrapper tightly around meat. Brush a small amount of beaten egg over the top corner and press to seal. Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers. Store rolls in a covered container.
  3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Fry rolls in batches until golden brown, about 7 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Serve immediately.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The meat should be about the same size as your thumb, if it is thicker the wrapper will burn too much while cooking.
  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 122 calories; 6.5 10.4 5 23 125 Full nutrition

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Wonderful, but it needs more spices - at least for us.

Nice recipe

Omitted the beef and used all ground pork with shredded cabbage added. Dipped in sweet chile sauce. Nice recipe.