How to make Fresh Lumpia

<Fresh Lumpia


3 Tablespoon cooking oil

1 Tablespoon annatto (atsuete)

2 Tablespoon vegetable oil

2 cloves garlic

½ cup onions, chopped

¼ lb. pork, cubed

1 ½ cup soup stock

½ lb shrimps, shelled and deveined, coarsely chopped\

1 cup sweet potato, cubed

1 cup potatoes, cubed

3 cups cabbage, shredded

2 cups snapbeans, strips

1 cup chickpeas, boiled

¼ cup celery, finely chopped

4 pieces soybean curd

2 Tablespoon fish sauce

1 teaspoon MSG (if desired)

20 pieces lettuce leaves

20  lumpia wrappers


Soak annatto in cooking oil.  Set aside.  Sauté garlic in vegetable oil until light brown.  Add onions, pork and shrimps.  Pour soup stock and cover.  Cook over medium heat until pork is tender.  Add sweet potato, potatoes and cook for 5 minutes.  The mix the rest of the vegetables.  Strain annatto oil to the vegetable mixture.  Season with salt and fish sauce.  Cook until all vegetables are done.  Add MSG.  Cool in a colander while allowing liquid to drain out.  When cool, wrap in lumpia wrapper with leaf of lettuce showing at one end.  Serve with Lumpia sauce. –>