These are the BEST Indonesian mini spring rolls you've ever eaten. With a crispy exterior and a juicy filling of minced meat, shrimps, and vegetables. Fry them or bake them in the air fryer. And serve them at your next party or Asian buffet. Success guaranteed!
1. - Ground beef:You can choose from ground beef or half and half (half ground beef/half ground pork). 2. - Replacements:Shrimp - You can replace the shrimp with chicken cubes or mushrooms.Minced beef - You can replaceit with chicken cubes or mushrooms.Spring roll pastry sheets - You can also use wonton or pangsit sheets. And even phyllo dough is a good substitute for these sheets.3. - Deep fryer, oven, or air fryer?All three methods are great for baking your spring roll. Of course, frying is the most calorie-dense method. Your filling spring roll will be fattier. But the oven and air fryer also provide a crispy spring roll.4. - Also deliciousAdd some sesame oil (about 2 teaspoons) or 2 teaspoons of fish sauce to the filling after baking it. It gives even more flavor.5. - StoreRefrigerator You can keep spring rolls covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator for up to two days.FreezerSpring rolls can be stored fried or unbaked in the freezer for three months. Keep them in a freezer box and place a baking paper between the spring rolls. Let them thaw in the refrigerator, or bake them straight from the freezer (extend the baking time when using frozen spring rolls by two minutes).6. - Nutrition - The nutrition values are shown per mini spring roll with sauce.
Squeeze the garlic and grate the ginger.
3 cloves garlic, 1½ inch ginger
Cut the leek into fine strips.
2 oz. leek
Slice the celery and tomatoes into small cubes.
1 stalk celery, 3 tomatoes
If you've got large spring roll wrappers, quarter them. Wrap the eggroll wrappers in a damp tea towel.
12 lumpia sheets
Make the mini spring roll stuffing
Place the minced beef and shrimp into a bowl.
½ pound minced beef, ½ pound shrimp
Add coriander, cumin, leek, and egg and mix well.
½ tablespoon coriander, ½ tablespoon cumin, 1 egg
Heat two tablespoons of oil into a frying pan and add the filling to the pan.
Bake for five minutes until the mixture is brown. Drain the excess moisture.
Add the cubes of celery, salt, and pepper to the filling and mix.
⅙ teaspoon salt, ⅛ teaspoon pepper
Let it cool for 30 minutes.
Prepare the mini lumpia's
Put the egg white in a bowl and mix with a fork.
1 egg white
Place a spring roll sheet in front of you in a diamond shape.
Take some filling, about 1 tablespoon. Place that on the point and then roll it upwards over the filling (to the other point).
Brush the lumpia with egg white (so it sticks well) and fold the sheet inwards.
Repeat this until the filling is finished.
Homemade sweet and sour tomato sauce
Heat two tablespoons of oil in a saucepan.
Add the tomato cubes, ginger, and soy sauce and bring to a boil.
1 tablespoon sweet soy sauce
Reduce heat and simmer for two minutes.
Squeeze the limes into the pan.
Add the palm sugar and simmer for 10 minutes on low heat.
2 teaspoons palm sugar
Turn off the heat and let the sauce cool to room temperature.
Baking the Indonesian mini spring rolls
Deep fry method: Heat the deep fryer to 355 °F (180 °C) and fry the spring rolls for 4 minutes until golden brown.
Airfryer or oven: Preheat the oven to 390 °F (200 °C) (this is not necessary for an air fryer). Bake the spring rolls for 8 minutes until golden brown.