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Mama Jean's Lumpia Shanghai

By jeanjv


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Rate this recipe 3.8/5 (19 Votes)


  • Lumpia wrappers
  • Ground pork (1 package)
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Celery
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Damp towel cloth
  • Small bowl of water
  • Cooking oil


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Grate the carrots, onion, celery and chop the parsley and garlic

Step 2

Place the ground pork in a large bowl. Place the grated and chopped vegetables. Add egg. Mix the ingredients in the bowl with hands until it is well incorporated. Add salt and pepper to taste

Step 3

Open the wrapper package and place a damp towel cloth on top to prevent the wrappers from drying

Step 4

Place a teaspoon of the pork mixture in one wrapper and follow the wrapping directions on the back of the package. Dip your finger in a bowl of water to seal the end of each wrapper

Step 5

Once finished wrapping, heat oil in a medium pot and deep fry the wrappers for about 7 minutes

Step 6

Place cooked wrappers in a plate covered by a paper towel

Step 7

Serve and enjoy while it is hot!


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  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups cooked sushi rice
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp seasame oil
  • 1 tsp chili paste
  • Salt
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 lb salmon, diced


  1. Combine the rice vinegar and sugar.
  2. Stir though the cooked sushi rice, and with wet hands, shape into balls.
  3. Press the balls into ramekins lined with parchment paper, and press the rice up the sides of the ramekins into cup shapes.
  4. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, combine the soy sauce, cilantro, sesame oil, chili paste and salt in a bowl.
  6. Combine the mango, avocado and salmon.
  7. Pour the soy mixture over the salmon mixture, and stir through until evenly coated.
  8. Remove the rice cups from the refrigerator, and peel off the parchment paper.
  9. Distribute the salmon mixture between the rice cups.
  10. Garnish, serve and enjoy!

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