- 300 GRAM MINCED PORK
- 100 GRAM PRAWNS, cut
- SOME SPRING ONIONS, chopped
- 2 CLOVES GARLIC, mashed
- 1 CARROT, chopped
- 20 SPRING ROLL WRAPPERS
- 1 EGG
- OIL FOR FRYING
- 1 CUCUMBER, peeled and cut in thin strips
- 50 GRAM SMOKED SALMON,
- 400 GRAM ROUND GRAIN RICE, cooked
- 2 TBSP VINEGAR
- 1 TSP SUGAR
- 1 TBSP WASABI
- 4 NORI SHEETS (dry seaweed)
Mix pork, prawn, carrot,
spring onions, garlic and pepper and salt to taste. Put two teaspoons
of this mixture in the form of a a long roll in the middle of a spring
roll wrapper. Brush the sides with egg, fold the sides and roll it like
a spring roll. Repeat until all meat is finished. Deep fry the lumpiangs
until they are golden brown and serve with
See also recipes for
cold spring rolls and
Vietnamese spring rolls.
On the 16th of
June, the Duanwu Festival
or Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated in
China. The people commemorate
Qu Yuan, who was a famous scholar in the 3rd century BC. When he committed
suicide by drowning, people tried to save him by boat.
Mix the rice with the vinegar and the sugar. Put
a nori sheet on a sushi mat, put some rice in a long roll in the middle.
Arrange some salmon and cucumber on top of the rice, and a little bit
wasabi, and roll the nori with the help of the sushi mat. Cut the roll
in 5 pieces, the result looks like the picture. Repeat with the other
nori sheets. Serve with soy sauce and wasabi.
Serve sushi on the 11th of
Japan's National Foundation
Day. Click on culinary calendar
for more links between cooking and celebration.