Fish Lumpia (Fish Fried Spring Rolls)

Sometimes making kids eat fish could really be a big trouble.  Fish lumpia shanghai (fried fish springroll) could be a good way to entice kids to eat them.  They are easy to make and you can use both raw fish or left over cooked fish. This is one easy to make dish that all filipino children love! A deeply fried golden brown fish lumpia dunks perfectly with ketchup!  Try this recipe I’m sure you will not regret it :-)

Kain na!

Fish Lumpia


About one cup of flaked cooked fish meat

* you can use any fish like bangus or galunggong . Or any white fish available in your market .  You can use left over cooked fish.  With the help of a fork, flake it and remove all the fish bones. You can also use raw fish, just ask your fish vendor to cut it in fillet style.  At home chop it finely with a knife or use your food processor.

1 onion chopped

1 carrot chopped

2 tablespoons of chopped pickles

1 tablespoon of flour

5 tablespoons of milk

1 egg yolk

salt, pepper

and lumpia wrappers


Mix all ingredients in a bowl, except the lumpia wrapper. Let them stand for about fifiteen minutes. Spoon this filling to your lumpia wrapper and fold them. You can cut them in to three to have smaller lumpia . Fry them until golden brown and serve with some sweet and sour sauce!

If you want to try more Filipino Lumpia here are the links:

Fried Filipino Lumpia (Fried vegetable springroll)

Fresh Lumpia (Fresh springroll)

Lumpia Shanghai (Fried meat springroll)

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Comments: 3

  1. I haven’t done using lumpia wrapper on fish. This just gave me an idea. Thank you

  2. mouq October 8, 2010 at 10:21 pm Reply

    Have you tried using raw ground fish instead of cooked flakes? Any difference between the two?

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