How to Cook Upo Fried Lumpia
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 20 pcs
  • 1½ kilos upo (bottle gourd)
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup shrimp, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup ground pork
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lumpia wrapper
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How to cook Upo Fried Lumpia:
  1. Grate upo coarsely. Leave in a colander and allow to drain.
  2. In a saucepan, saute garlic and onions. Add pork, shrimp and upo.
  3. Simmer for about 10 minutes until the liquid that comes from the upo is reduced and mixture is dry.
  4. Remove from heat and cool. Top one side of the lumpia wrapper with the upo filling.
  5. Roll tucking in both ends. Seal other side by moistening wrapper.
  6. Deep fry on boiling fat until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at