Pancit is a beloved noodle dish that is perfectly made by Tita’s and Lola’s in the Filipino family. It is a dish that originated in China but the Filipinos put their little spin on it.
It is a homey dish served in big batches, often at parties and much adored by young and old alike. With a squeeze of a calamansi lime and a dollop of chili paste, this dish is sure to please!
- 1 8 oz pack of pancit bihon noodles
- 1 cooked chicken breast, shredded
- 2 cups of chicken broth or 2 chicken bouillon cubes, dissolved in 2 cups of hot water
- 1/4 cabbage, sliced into strips
- 1 onion, peeled and sliced
- 3 cloves of garlic, crushed and minced
- 1/3 cup scallions, cut into pieces
- 1 carrot, julienned
- 2 tablespoons of cooking oil
- 3/4 cup diced celery
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 5 pieces of calamansi lime or 1 lemon, sliced
- Step 1 Soak the pancit bihon noodles to soften for 10 minutes
- Step 2 Grease a large pan or wok with oil
- Step 3 Saute garlic and onions
- Step 4 Add the chicken broth, the shredded chicken breast and all the vegetables
- Step 5 Saute until vegetables are al dente
- Step 6 Mix in the pancit bihon noodles and add the soy sauce
- Step 7 Cook for about 5 minutes or until the noodles are soft
- Step 8 Salt and pepper to taste.
- Step 9 Serve hot with a squeeze of calamansi or lemon.