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Lumpia or Filipino Egg Roll
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

This is one type of Lumpia (Tagalog for Eggroll-it's a Filipino Eggroll). I prefer using Ground Beef and Ground Pork but you can use the Ground Chicken or Ground Turkey along with the Pork also. I DO NOT COOK MY MEAT AND VEGGIES I prefer to mix them together in a bowl with the seasonings and then roll them in the Lumpia to a somewhat small size then deep fry them. They are more flavorful that way. You can cook it if you want to but it may not come out as well. I also prefer to use Chinese Yard Long Pole Beans cut into small diagonal pieces instead of regular Green Beans. I also use MSG in some of my cooking or otherwise known as Accent. It does help to bring flavors out in your cooking, but, this is optional for anyone else but me. I do not use regular Egg Roll Wraps. I prefer to use Lumpia Wraps(o'tasty spring roll wraps is the commercial name for them in the stores) which are larger and come in crepe thin slices. I also prefer to seal my wrappers with raw egg. It comes out better that way but you can use water-flour paste also. I also prefer to cut my veggies into tiny matchstick pieces. It's better that way in the Lumpia but you can do it anyway you want. For a dipping sauce you can use the Lumpia Sauce recipe below but in mine I turn it into a Sweet and Sour Sauce by making Annatto Water and adding 1/3 cup to the recipe instead of water, and 1/4 c crushed pineapples in juice. You can also mix in bits of bell pepper if you like. This is the Annatto Water recipe aka Achiote Water also: In a small heavy saucepan, heat the water over medium heat. Add the annatto seeds and cook, stirring constantly, until the water becomes a rich, orange-red color, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Strain the water into a jar, discarding the seeds, and keep covered in the refrigerator. You can do the same thing using Oil to make Annatto Oil. I also prefer to use just the soy sauce and about 1/4 vinegar mixed with fresh, not cooked, garlic and onion diced up and crushed with a bit of black pepper or chili peppers crushed in as a dipping sauce. I also like to use 1/4 Fish Sauce(Patis) mixed with 1/2 Lemon or Lime Juice for dipping also.

Submitted by BOBBIY

Carbs: 13.2g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 8.7g | Calories: 120.7
Very Good 4.6/5
(75 ratings)

A delicious and healthy alternative to that popular take-out

Submitted by MSAMY33

Carbs: 14g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 23.7g | Calories: 199.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Filipino Mongolian Beef

Submitted by ANTI225

Carbs: 18.5g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 22.2g | Calories: 225.6
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Chinese Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)

Submitted by BRIEANNAKIM

Carbs: 27.2g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 18.2g | Calories: 248.7
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

Use leftover rice or pre-cook the rice and allow to cool. I also tend to use left over pork or pre-cook the pork before making the fried rice, allowing it to cool. Cook the mixed vegetables and drain of water.

Submitted by DANIELISTHOR

Carbs: 16.5g | Fat: 17.6g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 21.3g | Calories: 315.9
Crispy Orange Beef
Very Good 4.8/5
(6 ratings)

Submitted by CELTIC_WITCH

Carbs: 26.8g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 36.4g | Calories: 346
Very Good 4.9/5
(12 ratings)

This is my basic Sweet & Sour stir-fry recipe. I cook this for us fairly often but it is also very versatile and can be easily altered to suit your particular needs or taste. If you like the sauce sharper add more vinegar, if you like it sweeter add more sugar. This recipe is low-sodium, but if you would prefer, you may use regular ketchup and add salt or soy sauce to your taste.

Big Batch Variation: I often do a variation of this recipe in a large batch for family get-togethers. When I’m cooking this for a lot of people I usually cook my sauce first in a big heavy stewpot or dutch oven on the stove. The only difference in the sauce for the big batch is that I add a can of low sodium chicken broth (or homemade) and double the rest of the sauce ingredients, especially the cornstarch, to thicken the extra liquid. I leave the sauce on low in the stew-pot and fry each ingredient separately in my frying pan, adding each one to the stew-pot as I go. I start with the meat until it’s completely cooked and golden brown, then move on through each of the vegetables until everything is cooked and warming in the big pan. I usually do dense vegetables first and delicate ones last to keep the latter from getting overly abused and over done.

Substitutions: You may substitute chicken or even meat-balls made with ground beef or turkey for the pork. If using meatballs cook them separately ahead of time and add them to the vegetables with the pineapple chunks until everything is evenly hot. Preheat the meatballs in the microwave or oven if necessary. I have often done a super sweet version of sweet & sour meatballs for cocktail parties, but it’s not healthy enough for an every-day meal. (You use a little more ketchup and vinegar, and a lot more sugar until the sauce is almost a glaze or syrup.) You may substitute green onions for the regular onions but they cook quicker so add them after the green peppers have had a chance to cook a bit.

Additions: Other additions that work well with this recipe include broccoli, celery, bok choy, zucchini, other sweet peppers, mushrooms, cashews or peanuts. If you add nuts they should be stir-fried too along with the other vegetables to improve their texture.

Submitted by BLUEJEM

Carbs: 38.6g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 17.3g | Calories: 312.7
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