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Lumpiang Sariwa (fresh Spring Rolls) - Mama Sita's Series

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Lumpiang sariwa is a dish eaten in the Philippine and Indonesian cuisine, of Chinese origins, however, it’s very similar to spring rolls. A very healthy appetizer!
Filling ingredients:
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yam 7 Ounce, shredded
  Sweet potato 7 Ounce, roughly shredded
  Carrots 3 1⁄2 Ounce, roughly shredded
  Green beans 5 1⁄4 Ounce, cut in half diagonally
  Cabbage 8 3⁄4 Ounce, shredded
  Mama sita's pang gisa mix 1 Pouch
Wrapper ingredients:
  Wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 2 , beaten
  Seed oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sauce ingredients:
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), crushed
  Peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), roasted & crushed

Filling directions:

1. Add the water and yam in a wok, bring to a boil and simmer until half cooked.
2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.
3. Cover and cook briefly until the vegetables are tender.

Wrapper direction:

1. In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients and make a well in the centre.
2. Gradually mix in egg, water and oil. Stir until it forms a smooth batter.
3. Pour onto a heated 6-inch Teflon pan, approximately ¼ cup at a time.
4. With the help of a ladle, form a thin round layer of batter and let cook until solid
5. Turn once the wrapper and cook the other side for few seconds.

Sauce direction:

1. In a small pan, caramelize sugar until it turns dark amber in colour.
2. Add the water and stir until sugar has dissolved.
3. Add salt and soy sauce add the cornstarch previously dissolved with some water.
4. Bring to a boil and cook until sauce thickens.

Dressing of the rolls:

1. Place one wrapper on a flat surface.
2. Add one leaf of lettuce in the centre, letting it overflow from one side.
3. Add 1 ½ tbsp. of filling mixture in the centre and wrap the bottom part of the roll upwards.
4. Proceed to close from left to right and then wrap within the filling keeping tight to form a complete roll.
5. Align the rolls on a serving dish and pour all over the sauce.
6. Top with garlic and peanuts to taste.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 273 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.4%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.3 mg14.1%

Sodium 211.1 mg8.8%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 12.9 g

Protein 7 g13.3%

Vitamin A 91.5% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lumpiang Sariwa (fresh Spring Rolls) - Mama Sita's Series Recipe