Pancit Canton / Bihon

Updated: May 25

Pancit (pahn-sit) is a well-known Filipino dish, typically made of rice noodles, meat, seafood and vegetables. Noodles were first introduced to the Philippines by Chinese immigrants over the centuries and have become a significant staple in Filipino cuisine.


1 package pancit canton noodles

1 package pancit bihon noodles

1 chicken bouillon

½ lb medium shrimp peeled and deveined

4 ounces pork shoulder sliced into small pieces

4 ounces chicken thighs sliced into small pieces

2 cups chopped cabbage

1 medium carrot julienne

1 ½ cup sliced green beans

1 large yellow or white onion sliced

3 cloves garlic crushed

3 stalks celery sliced

4 tablespoon soy sauce

4 tablespoons oyster sauce

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

4 tablespoons cooking oil

  • Soak the bihon noodles in cold water for 10 minutes. Drain and set the soaked aside.

  • Heat a cooking pot/wok on medium-high heat and add 3 tablespoons of cooking oil.

  • Once the oil becomes hot, fry the shrimp until pink. Remove and set aside.

  • Add 1 to 2 tablespoons cooking oil. Saute onion and garlic until the onion becomes soft and translucent.

  • Add sliced pork and continue to sauté until it turns light brown.

  • Add chicken and sauté for 3 minutes.

  • Add soy sauce, oyster sauce and water. Stir and bring to a boil.

  • Add chicken bouillon, stir and bring to a boil. Cover the pot and continue to cook on low heat for 20 minutes.

  • Add carrots, celery, green beans, and cabbage and stir. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Add the pancit canton noodles to the pot (do not break apart). Cover and let the noodles absorb the steam from the boiling liquid for 3 minutes.

  • Stir the pancit canton noodles with the other ingredients.

  • Add the pancit bihon noodles and stir together until blended.

  • Add the cooked shrimp and cook until the liquid has been absorbed completely.

Hope you enjoy and if you make this, please leave a comment below and/or tag The Next Door Daddies on Facebook and Instagram!



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