Do you know how to cook lumpia? If not, this basic recipe for lumpia will tell you how easily it can be done even if you do not have any experience yet in preparing this yummy Filipino dish. The recipe below tells you the basic ingredients for lumpia. For best results, make sure that you have everything in your list ready and follow the instructions as they are written. If you have questions, give me a buzz by commenting below.
Tips on how to cook lumpia
Please let me re-iterate that this is a basic recipe. The ingredients that I am suggesting is good enough for you to make a basic fried lumpia, but it can still be improved by adding other ingredients. See our Lumpiang Shanghai recipe for details. On another note, it might be helpful for you to know that I got good results when using the TYJ wrapper and the Simex brand wrapper. If you are in the Philippines, the regular lumpia wrapper sold in local supermarkets and wet markets should be good enough. If you are regularly making lumpia and have other recommendations that will help our readers, please feel free to comment below. I encourage discussion and exchange of ideas. Thanks in advance.
Once your lumpia is ready, I suggest serving this with either banana ketchup or sweet and sour sauce. This is good with rice, but I like it best when eaten with pancit bihon. How about you, what is the best dish or side dish for lumpia?
Try this basic lumpia recipe and let me know what you think.