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Lumpiang Shanghai | Filipino Egg Rolls 🇵🇭

We’re finally sharing a highly requested recipe that’s loved by everyone that's tried it! 🙌🏼 Lumpiang Shanghai are a Filipino party staple. They’re deep fried meat rolls - golden, crispy and are highly addictive! 🤤

🕒 1 hour 👤 5-6 people


Meat Filling

  • 500g minced pork

  • 1 medium onion - finely minced

  • 2 medium carrots - finely minced

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp of pepper

  • 1 tsp of salt (according to taste)

  • 2 eggs


  • 25 square spring roll wrapper - halved diagonally (50 triangular wrapper in total)

  • Sweet chilli sauce (optional)

  1. Combine meat filling ingredients in a large bowl and mix.

  2. ✨ Top tip! ✨ - TRY YOUR MIXTURE BEFORE YOU WRAP! Fry a teaspoon of the mixture and taste. Adjust seasoning accordingly.

To Wrap:

  1. Place a heaped spoonful of the mixture, (pointy side of wrapper away from you) on the lower end of the wrapper, closest to you.

  2. Shape the mixture into a log.

  3. Fold each end and roll tightly until you have reached the point of the triangle.

  4. Brush the point of the wrapper with water to seal.

  5. Continue to wrap until all the mixture is finished!

To Fry:

  1. In a large pot - heat oil in medium heat.

  2. Deep fry for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.

  3. Line a strainer with kitchen rolls and place the shanghai rolls in an upright position to drain excess oil.

  4. Enjoy them freshly fried, dipped in sweet chilli sauce!

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