Fresh Lumpia Escaño

Preparation info
  • Makes

    20 to 24

    Appears in
    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    Fresh lumpia, or lumpia sariwa, is the lumpia that is served for any fiesta or meal showcasing the most traditional and representative dishes of the Philippines. Although there are many variations, the dish is unmistakable, with a fresh lettuce leaf peeking out of a neatly wrapped filling of sautéed vegetables, pork, and shrimp. A sweet-salty sauce is spooned over the roll and garnished with chopped peanuts and fried garlic. This version from the Escaños of Cebu adds ubod [hearts of the coc