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A plate of pancit noodles with pork and vegetables

Pancit Bihon (A fried rice noodle dish)

This pancit bihon recipe is a classic Filipino dish that comes together in a jiffy.  It is totally flexible just use whatever protein and veggies you have on hand.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 428 kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine

Ingredients

Ingredients :

  • 1 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1/2 lb. pork sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 large carrot julienne
  • 1 red bell pepper julienne
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth preferably home made
  • 1 cup cabbage leaves cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 lb. Rice noodles pancit bihon
  • wedges of lemon or calamansi for garnish
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Instructions:

  1. Rinse pancit bihon (rice noodles) with tap water. Drain. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Stir-fry pork slices until cooked through.
  3. Add garlic and onion. Sauté for a few minutes until soft.
  4. Season with fish sauce, soy sauce and  salt, pepper to taste.

  5. Add julienne carrots and red bell peppers. Stir-fry for a few minutes.
  6. Add chicken broth.

  7. Heat until boiling and add the drained pancit bihon.
  8. Let it simmer and stir to loosen the noodles (separate noodles using forks)

  9. Add a little more broth or water if you notice that the pan is getting too dry and noodles (“pancit”) are not yet cooked well. You may also add more soy sauce and/or fish sauce to taste

  10. Add cabbage leaves and then turn off the heat. Mix well.

  11. Serve with lemon wedges or calamansi. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Be sure to keep stirring after you add the noodles, they tend to get very sticky otherwise.

Nutrition Facts
Pancit Bihon (A fried rice noodle dish)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 1183mg51%
Potassium 464mg13%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 3500IU70%
Vitamin C 51.9mg63%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.