Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Lumpiang Sariwa or Fresh Spring Roll Recipe

Lumpiang Sariwa or Fresh Spring Roll is a vegetable dish composed of different vegetables with a soft (unfried) wrapper garnished with sweet sauce and crushed peanuts. Some popular variations of this dish are lumpiang ubod (made with heart of palm) and lumpiang hubad (Unwrapped lumpiang sariwa).


Preparations for Lumpiang Sariwa or Fresh Spring Roll

Ingredients:

1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsps. cooking oil
1/2 lb. cooked pork, diced
1/2 cup chopped shrimp
1/2 cup cooked garbanzo (chick peas) beans
1/4 cup cooked ham, chopped
2 cups julienned carrots
1/2 cup green beans, sliced thinly, french style
2 cups shredded cabbage
18 egg roll wrappers
lettuce leaves


Cooking Instructions:

Cook onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add pork, shrimp, garbanzo beans and ham.Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add carrots, green beans and water. Cook for another 5 minutes. Add cabbage and salt, stir until cabbage is done. When all of the vegetables are cooked, let the dish cool. To prepare egg roll wrappers, cook one side only on a lightly greased skillet until wrappers are slightly brown. Cook one side only. To assemble, place an eggroll skin unbrowned side up on one corner facing you.Top with a lettuce leaf and 1/3 cup cooled vegetable mixture. Roll up, folding in one end of eggroll wrapper and leaving other end open. Serve immediately with Brown Sauce.

Cooking Instructions for Brown Sauce:

In a saucepan, mix 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tbsp. cornstarch. Stir 1 cup chicken broth and 2 tbsps. soy sauce. Cook and stir until mixture bubbles, lower heat and add 1 clove finely chopped garlic. Cook until thickened.