Spring Rolls (lumpia)


These easy, and cheap, spring rolls are filled with mince, carrots and more. A great snack or side dish, they're ready in half an hour. Recipe makes 20.

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Spring rolls (lumpia)
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2015-04-17, this recipe is for 10 people and takes 30 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 31-01-2024

30 minutes 10 people Side dishes
Spring rolls (lumpia)


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  • 20 spring roll pastry wrappers
  • 500 grams of mince
  • Olive oil
  • 2 cm fresh ginger
  • 4 spring onions/scallions
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 small packet of glass noodles
  • Soy sauce to taste
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste
  • Sambal/chilli sauce to taste
  • Salt and pepper and salt
  • Sunflower oil for deep frying
  • Sweet chilli sauce, to serve
Spring rolls (lumpia) ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • Large frying pan
  • Small bowl
  • Cling film
  • Casserole or thick-based pan
  • Grater
  • Chopping board & chef's knife
  • Kettle

Spring Rolls (lumpia)

30 minutes 10 people Side dishes

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Preparation – 15 minutes

Cut the spring onions into thin rings. Peel and grate the carrots and fresh ginger. Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan and fry the mince until it is golden brown. Add the grated carrot and fry for a few minutes.

Add the sliced spring onion and grated ginger. Season with salt, pepper, soy sauce, sambal/chilli sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Fill a bowl with the glass noodles and pour boiling water over them. Cover the bowl with cling film.

The glass noodles will become transparent and soft after a few minutes. Rinse the glass noodles with cold water and drain. Add the glass noodles to the mince mixture and leave to cool completely.

Spring rolls (lumpia)
Spring rolls (lumpia)

Cooking the spring rolls – 15 minutes

You can start rolling the spring rolls as soon as the filling has cooled down. Place a spring roll wrapper on your work surface, with 1 corner pointing away from you. Place some of the filling on top of the spring roll wrapper, then fold it inwards.

Dab some water on the edges to seal the wrapper. Repeat until all the spring roll wrappers are used. Pour sunflower oil into a casserole or thick-based pan and heat to a temperature of 180 degrees Celsius.

Deep fry the spring rolls for 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown. Serve with sweet chilli sauce. Enjoy!

Tip: do not deep fry too many spring rolls at the same time.

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