Here is a recipe for Pancit, a typical Philippine noodle dish:
250 g of dry rice noodles
250 g of chicken or prawns
1 chopped onion
4 minced garlic cloves
2 carrots cut into julienne strips
1 bell pepper cut into julienne strips
1 cup of cabbage cut into julienne strips
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
3 cups chicken broth or water
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of cornstarch
Salt and pepper to taste
Lemon wedges to serve
In a saucepan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic and brown them.
Add the chicken or shrimp and cook until cooked through.
Add the carrots, pepper and savoy cabbage cut into julienne strips and cook for a few minutes.
Add the chicken broth or water and bring to a boil.
Add the dry rice noodles and cook them for about 5-8 minutes or until soft.
In another bowl, mix the soy sauce, cornstarch, salt, and pepper and add them to the saucepan. Mix well to incorporate the ingredients.
Continue to cook until the broth has reduced and the dish has reached the desired consistency.
Serve the pancit hot, accompanied by lemon slices.
This recipe is easy to customize, so if you want to add other ingredients like mushrooms, bok choy, or tofu, feel free to do so. Enjoy your meal!
Here another best filipino dishes
ADOBO – a Filipino national dish, is a guiso of meat (chicken or pork) marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and black pepper.
LECHON – the national dish of the Philippines, is a whole pig roasted with a crispy crust and served with rice and sausage.
SINIGANG- a sour broth with vegetables and meat (or fish) cooked with tamarind, tomatoes and onions.
PANCIT a dish of fried or stir-fried noodles, often served with vegetables and meat.
LUMPIA – a deep fried wrapper filled with meat, vegetables and often shrimp or egg.
KARE-KARE – a beef or oxtail stew cooked with peanut sauce and vegetables such as eggplant and green beans.
SISIG – a dish of pork or chicken cut into small pieces, stir-fried and served with rice.
BIBINKA- a baked rice cake with cheese and egg.