Lumpiang Sariwa(fresh vegetable crepe)


lumpia………….Yes, we have our own version of crepe even though it is highly influenced by chinese cuisine. There are many versions of lumpia. It can be lumpiang toge (beansprout), lumpiang shanghai, lumpiang hubad and many more. But to all the “lumpia” I have mentioned, this is one of my favourite!………………Did you know that lumpiang sariwa is composed of lots of vegetables? one of these are lettuce leaves. This lettuce leaves is loaded with vitamin C and beta-carotene. This nutrients helps in preventing the oxidation of cholesterol, which can reduce risk of stroke and heart attack. The folic acid found in this lettuce helps keep blood vessels healthy and clear, which also reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke……….

Ingredients: serves 6-8 persons

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium onions chopped
  • 100 grams thinly sliced pork
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups bean sprout
  • 1 small carrots julienne
  • 100 grams green beans
  • 1 small sweet potato (kamote) strips
  • 1 cup cabbage jullienne
  • 1 bunch of lettuce leaves

Procedures:

  • In a teflon pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion then add in pork. saute until brown the seasoned with salt and pepper. add in the rest of the vegetables except the lettuce leaves. then adjust taste by adding fish sauce.
  • Set aside.

Wrapper:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup oil
Procedures:
  • In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together and mix until smooth. adjust consistency by adding water little by little.
  • In a small teflon pan, cook wrapper similar to pancake (just make it thin) use low heat setting. set aside

Sauce:

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch dissolve in 1/2 cup water.
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:

  • In a small sauce pan, boil water and add in soy sauce, sugar, vinegar then seasoned with salt and pepper. once boiling add in corn starch and remove from heat. (to have a shining effect-do not boil the mixture once you add corn flour) Set aside.

Garnishing:

  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • chopped peanuts

Assembling:

  • Using your creative imagination. Transfer a wrapper in plate, add in lettuce and  place the vegetable mix. wrap as shown in the picture above and pour in sauce and garnish with chopped peanuts and fresh garlic.
  • Yummmmm!!!!
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About nors

a simple person who loves to cook!! .....so ride with me as we explore ........"a journey to different cuisines"

Posted on April 24, 2012, in breakffast dishes, Snacks, Vegetable dishes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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