Lumpia Shanghai with sweet and sour sauce, a dish popularised in the Philippines by Chinese settlers. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Lumpia Shanghai with sweet and sour sauce, a dish popularised in the Philippines by Chinese settlers. Photo: Jonathan Wong

How to make lumpia Shanghai, Filipino spring rolls introduced by Chinese settlers

  • The lumpia in this recipe are double-fried – the first frying cooks the filling, while the second frying heats the filling well and crisps up the wrapper
  • A bonus recipe for sweet and sour sauce to dip the lumpia in is similar to the version served at in­expensive Chinese restaurants

Lumpia Shanghai with sweet and sour sauce, a dish popularised in the Philippines by Chinese settlers. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Lumpia Shanghai with sweet and sour sauce, a dish popularised in the Philippines by Chinese settlers. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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