1 lb ground pork
1 medium sweet onions, chopped finely
1 medium carrots, chopped finely
3 cloves garlic, chopped finely
1 ½ T pickle relish
3 T soy sauce
1 T oyster sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
1 pack of Lumpia wrapper about 25 pieces lumpia wrappers, square***
Slurry **will be used as sealer
** 1/2 cup of water , 1 T cornstarch. Mix and stir until incorporated, microwave for few seconds. Must be a paste consistency.
***Available at Asian Stores, it’s imperative to buy the thin wrappers not the thick ones.
Mix pork, onions, carrots, garlic, relish, oyster sauce and soy sauce in bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Fry a tablespoon of the filling to taste and adjust the seasoning. Lay out one lumpia wrapper on clean surface. Spread 1-2 tablespoons of mixture in a thin line against the edge of wrapper. Roll tightly, very long and thin, leaving the edges open. Your roll should look like a cigar in size. Seal with the slurry, cut them in half.
Deep fry at 350 degrees until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sweet sour sauce.
Sweet and Sour Sauce
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 cup water
2 tbsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 2 tbsp water
In a small pan combine vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, water, sugar and salt, and boil for 2 minutes. Thicken with cornstarch mixture.