Pancit Bihon Guisado (Chinese Rice Noodles)

Pancit Bihon Guisado was originated from China but well-loved by Filipinos for centuries. It is a common menu for almost Pinoy occassions. Believed to bring long life on birthdays and good luck during new year celebrations.
Just make sure not to overcook vegetables and over stir the noodles when cooking this recipe. Enjoy!

  • 1 lb. Pancit Bihon (Rice Noodles)
  • 1/2 lb. pork belly, boiled and sliced
  • 1/2 lb. chicken, boiled and shredded
  • 1/2 pack fish balls, sliced in quarters
  • 1/2 pack shrimp balls, sliced in quarters
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 1 pc. chicken flavor bouillon
  • 1 pack fried tofu (in cubes), sliced in quarters
  • 1/4 large cabbage, sliced thin
  • 2 pcs. large carrots, sliced thin and cut into 2 inches long
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 pack snow peas, ends trimmed and sliced into halves
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red onions, chopped
  • 6 tbsps. soy sauce
  • 2 stalks fresh onion springs, chopped (for garnish)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Cooking Directions:
  1. Soak the rice noodles until soft and drain.
  2. Sauté garlic until toasted brown. Remove and set aside for garnishing later.
  3. Sauté onions until clear. Add pork and chicken, and sauté until brown.
  4. Add fish and shrimp balls, continue to sauté until cooked.
  5. Pour chicken broth. Add chicken flavor bouillon and soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Stir once.
  6. Add vegetables and simmer in medium low fire until cooked, but not overcooked.
  7. Add rice noodles and carefully mix to distribute the flavor and ingredients evenly. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve in a serving plate. Garnish with toasted garlic and spring onions.
Meat ingredients.

Vegetable ingredients (cabbage not in the photo).
Other ingredients.

Ready to serve.

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