Thursday, December 16, 2010

Pancit

Philippine Style-Fried Noodles

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves mashed
1 medium white onion, minced
4 chicken thighs, boiled and sliced in thin strips
¼ cup pork, sliced in thin strips
3 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
1 cube  chicken broth
1 cup shredded savoy cabbage
1 large carrot, cut in thin matchsticks
½ cup green beans, cut in thin strips on the diagonal
8 ounces package Pancit Canton noodles
2 ounces (¼ package) special bihon noodles (rinse in hot water, then strain)
2 celery sticks, sliced thin on the diagonal
4 green onion leaves, sliced thin on the diagonal
salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:
Step 1 Soak the "pancit" or noodles to soften for 10 minutes, set aside
Step 2 Grease a large pan or wok with oil.
Step 3 Add the garlic and stir till almost brown. Add the onions and cook until translucent, the garlic should be a deep brown by then.
Step 4 Add the chicken broth
Step 5 Add the chicken and pork, cooking it for about 3 minutes.
Step 6 Add fish sauce and stir. Cook until brown bits form at the bottom and everything sizzles.
Step 7 Add all the vegetables. Stir fry a minute or two
Step 8 Add the noodles and stir fry until cooked to your preference.
Step 9 Salt and pepper to taste
Step 10 Serve hot with sliced calamansi (Calamondin) on the side.



Philippine Style-Fried Noodles

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