Lumpiang Sariwa Recipe and How to Make Homemade Lumpia Wrapper and Special Lumpia Sauce

In this recipe, you will learn how to make delicious lumpiang sariwa that is perfect for special occasions or just for a simple lunch or dinner at home. Plus, you can also learn how to make your own lumpiang sariwa wrapper and special sauce!

Lumpiang Sariwa


For the filling:

  • 2 cups ubod or (alternatively sweet potato, cubed)
  • 1 1/2 cup carrots, julienned
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, crushed
  • 6 pcs lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups string beans (Baguio beans), chopped
  • 1 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 3 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb pork, thinly sliced
  • 1 pack extra firm tofu, sliced in strips
  • 1 cup shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 pork cube
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce (patis)
  • 1/2 cup water

For the lumpia wrapper:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 raw eggs
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

For the lumpia sauce:

  • 2 3/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts, ground
  • 1 head garlic (about 3 tbsp), peeled and minced
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter

Cooking Instructions:

Lumpia Filling:

1. Cook the filling by heating a pan. Pour in the cooking oil then sauté the garlic and onions.
2. Add the pork and cook until the color turns light brown. Put in the pork cube and add 1/2 cup water then simmer until pork is tender.
3. Add the shrimps and ubod and cook for 5 minutes or until ubod is tender.
4. Add the tofu and cook for a few minutes. Add carrots and string beans.
5. Add the fish sauce and mix. Set aside.

Lumpia Wrapper:

1. Crack 2 eggs in a mixing bowl and beat.
2. Add milk and continue beating.
3. Add in salt and all-purpose flour. Mix thoroughly.
4. Add the vegetable oil and mix well.
5. On a medium heat stove use a non-stick pan.
6. Spray the pan with oil or grease with butter.
7. Pour in the wrapper mixture (about half a cup) and tilt the pan to distribute the liquid evenly.
8. Cook until the top part of the mixture is dry (about 2 minutes). Using a spatula, remove the cooked mixture (no need to turn it over) and place on a flat plate. Set aside.

Wrapping the Filling:

1. Place the wrapper in a plate then place a lettuce leaf in the middle top part of the wrapper. Spoon the filling and place in the middle of the wrapper (over the lettuce leaf).
2. Close the wrapper by folding the wrapper just like an envelope and roll it on the side. Sealing it with hints of water.
3. Pour the sauce over the Lumpiang Sariwa and garnish with crushed peanuts and minced garlic.

Lumpia Sauce:

1. In a sauce pot over medium heat, combine 2 1/2 cups of the water, soy sauce, brown sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring regularly, until sugar is dissolved. Add garlic and peanuts. Continue to cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
2. In a bowl, combine cornstarch and the remaining 1/4 cup water. Stir until the mixture is smooth.
3. Whisking vigorously, add cornstarch mixture into soy sauce mixture. Continue to cook, whisking regularly, until thickened. Add peanut butter and stir until dissolved and well combined.


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