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Lumpiang Shanghai Recipe


  • 30 pcs lumpia (spring roll) wrappers

  • 1 kg ground pork (or ground chicken)

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • 1 carrot, finely chopped

  • 2 tsp ground black pepper

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

  • ½ tbsp salt

  • 2 tbsp kintsay (celery), finely chopped

  • ⅛ cup soy sauce

  • cooking oil, for deep frying


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients except for the wrappers and cooking oil. Mix well.

  2. Wrap about 1 tbsp of mixture in a lumpia wrapper. Apply some water to seal the wrapper. See the video above on how to properly do this process.

  3. Repeat step 2 until all mixture is consumed.

  4. Heat oil in a frying pan. Deep fry the lumpia for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

  5. Remove from heat then drain excess oil.

  6. Serve hot with vinegar dip, catsup or sauce. Enjoy your lumpiang shanghai!