Lumpiang Sariwa - Fresh Lumpia

Fresh Vegetable Lumpia with Green Beans, Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

Lumpiang Sariwa is also called Fresh Lumpia to distinguish it from its fried counterpart.

It is usually made using assorted vegetables such as green beans, carrots, and sweet potatoes.


  • Green Beans
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Jicama or Singkamas
  • Sweet Potatoes or Kamote
  • Chickpeas or Garbanzos
  • Cabbage
  • Pork or Chicken or Shrimp
  • Chicken Broth
  • Loose leaf lettuce or iceberg lettuce
  • Lumpia Wrapper - Crepe
  • Lumpia Sauce


  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Salt
  • Ground Pepper
  • Cooking Oil


  • 2 cups equivalent diagonally sliced Green Beans
  • 2 cups equivalent diagonally sliced Carrots
  • 2 cups equivalent diagonally sliced Celery
  • 2 cups equivalent diagonally sliced Sweet Potatoes or Kamote
  • 2 cups equivalent diagonally sliced Jicama or Singkamas
  • 1 cup precooked or canned Chickpeas or Garbanzos
  • 2 cups equivalent shredded Cabbage
  • 1/2 pound Pork or Chicken or Shrimp, cut thinly and in bite size pieces
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth, unsalted
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Pepper
  • Cooking Oil for sauteing
  • 1 head Loose leaf lettuce or iceberg lettuce, for wrapping
  • Lumpia Wrapper - Crepe
  • Lumpia Sauce

1  Saute the garlic and onion, add the pork or chicken and cook for 3 minutes.

2 Add the carrots, sweet potatoes and 1/2 of the chicken broth. Cover and bring to a boil. Let the veggies cook for 3 more minutes.

3 Add the rest of the veggies, except the cabbage and the rest of the broth, then season with salt and pepper.

4 Cover and bring to a boil. Cook for 5 minutes.

5 Turn the heat off, then mix in the cabbage. Residual heat will partially cook the cabbage. Strain, then set aside while you prepare the wrapper and cook the sauce.

6 Make the lumpia wrapper.

7 Cook the lumpia sauce.

8 To assemble, lay the lumpia wrapper, put a piece of the loose leaf lettuce on top, add 3 tablespoon cooked vegetables and wrap with part of the lettuce sticking out.

9 To serve, the sauce goes on top of the lumpia, then topped with ground peanuts.


  • Buy the curly leaf lettuce instead of the regular loose leaf lettuce if you could find them. They are more appealing especially if you are to serve this as a party dish.
  • Do not overcook the vegetables, the singkamas and celery should still be crunchy - however, the carrots and sweet potatoes are cooked a little bit more.
  • The cooked vegetables should be thoroughly strained before wrapping so it does not soak the wrapper.
  • Wrap the individual Lumpiang Sariwa on wax paper to keep it fresh. Refrigerate if you are not to eat them right away, then microwave before serving.

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