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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 428kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


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



  • Rinse pancit bihon (rice noodles) with tap water. Drain. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Stir-fry pork slices until cooked through.
  • Add garlic and onion. Sauté for a few minutes until soft.
  • Season with fish sauce, soy sauce and  salt, pepper to taste.
  • Add julienne carrots and red bell peppers. Stir-fry for a few minutes.
  • Add chicken broth.
  • Heat until boiling and add the drained pancit bihon.
  • Let it simmer and stir to loosen the noodles (separate noodles using forks)
  • 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
  • Add cabbage leaves and then turn off the heat. Mix well.
  • Serve with lemon wedges or calamansi. Enjoy!


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


Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1183mg | Potassium: 464mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3500IU | Vitamin C: 51.9mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1.5mg