Fourth on our list is pancit bihon. Who will miss this almost representative dish in our FIlipino occasions. Do you remember the days when your mom would cook it on your birthday? They always say that having pancit on your birthday will make your life longer. Are you also familiar with this line? Then you must have really grown in a Filipino household.
Pancit is a common mid-day snack among Filipinos. You can find it in karinderyas and even among street food vendors. It is a noodle dish introduced into the Philippines by Chinese Filipino settlers in the country. Over the years, it has become a local cuisine with many variants. Do you know where does the word pancit come from? It is derived from the Hokien term pian i sit, which means convenient food.
Pancit comes in different varieties. Different regions in the Philippines may offer different kinds of pancit. You have buko pancit, which uses buko strips as alternative to noodles. This dish is a specialty dish in Quezon province. Other pancit recipes include pancit lomi from Batangas, pancit luglog from Quezon, and batil patong from Tuguegarao.
True to its meaning, pancit is a convenient food. You can easily prepare it for the family. For pancit bihon, just follow our recipe here. Pancit bihon is stir-fried rice noodles topped with meat and vegetables (sometimes shrimp). It is commonly eaten with a slice of bread or monay, another classic Filipino bread. This type of pancit is the one commonly associated with pancit. So if you know that your neighborhood is into this kind of meryenda, why don’t you try cooking it using our recipe? Then try offering it to them. Who knows, this may be the start of something big for you. Give this a try.
- 100 grams boiled Pork
- 100 grams pork liver
- ½ cabbage
- 1 pc onion slice
- 5 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 pc carrot
- 20 pcs green beans or also known as baguio beans
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp pepper
- ½ tsp seasoning granules
- ¼ cup soy sauce
- 3 cups water
- 3 Pads of Super Q Bihon Rice Noodles
- Oil for saute
- Chives or spring onion
- Fried garlic ( optional)
- Lechon Kawali for toppings
- Heat up the pan with oil and saute the chopped garlic and slice onion.
- Add the pork liver and pork belly, stir it well until the pork liver is slightly cooked.
- Add the amount of soy sauce and stir.
- Add the carrot, baguio beans, a small amount of water and cabbage.
- Seasoned with salt , pepper, and seasoning granules.Stir it and cover for 2 minutes.
- Removed some of the vegetables from the pan before adding more water and the rice noodles, to not overcook the vegetables.
- After adding the water and the rice noodles, add the remaining soy sauce and keep stirring every minute.
- Last minute before the noodles will cook add half of the vegetables, half of the fried garlic, half of the spring onion and the remaining oil. Stir it well
- Serve with lechon kawali and Calamansi, sprinkle more with fried garlic and spring onion. Enjoy