Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls)

Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls)

Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls)

How to make Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls):

Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls) is a traditional Filipino dish. Lumpiang Sariwa, or Fresh Lumpia, are folded into a soft, crepe-like wrapper made with eggs.

They contain a mixture of stir-fried ingredients, heavy on the veggies, Pork, and turnips, served with sauce and peanuts.

2 tbsp oil

100 g (3 oz) string beans, cut diagonally into 2 cm (1 in) pieces

200 g (1 cup) bean curd

100 g (3/4 cup) shredded white cabbage

1 medium carrot, cut into thin strips

12 spring roll wrappers, steamed

130g (1 cup) cooked chickpeas

12 lettuce leaves

Salt and pepper

Brown Sauce:

200 g (1 cup) brown sugar

1 tsp salt

500 ml (2 cups) water

2 tbsp corn starch

2 tbsp  soy sauce

1/2 head of garlic, cloves peeled and crushed

60 ml (1/4 cup) water

1. To prepare brown sauce, blend sugar, water, salt and sauce sauce bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. In a small bowl blend cornstarch with water  until smooth. Stir into the saucepan. Simmer until the mixture thickens, about 10-15minutes.

2. Heat oil in a pan and fry bean curd. Remove the pan and cut into narrow strips. Set aside.

3. Blanch the string beans,  carrot strips and cabbage by plunging in boiling water in 5 minutes. Drain immediate and plunge into a boil of iced water. Drain well then season with salt and pepper.

4. Steam a spring roll wrapper for about 5 minutes.  Line a wrapper with a lettuce leaf. Spoon 2 or 3 tbsp of blanched vegetables onto the  lettuce leaf.  Add about 1 tbsp of the chickenpeas and the cooked bean curd.  Roll wrapper and tuck in the end of the seal completely. Repeat with remaining vegetables and wrappers.  Serve with brown sauce and crushed garlic.

Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls) serves: 4

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