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Rose’s Pancit Noodle recipe

Meet Compassion graduate Rose and learn how to cook her delicious noodles!


Pancit Bihon noodle recipe

Reader, meet Rose. Rose grew up in a mountainous area of the Philippines where she lived in a tiny one-roomed wooden house along with 14 relatives. There was no money for school fees and little food. At 7-years-old, Rose was sponsored through Compassion and her life changed.

She was able to go to school, get health check-ups and eat nutritious meals at the local Compassion project. Today, Rose has a Masters in Education and is able to support her family in the Philippines.  

When she was a sponsored child, one of Rose’s favourite meals was Pancit Bihon or Filipino Noodles. Here’s her delicious recipe!

 

Pancit Bihon (Filipino Noodles)

 

Ingredients

Pancit noodle ingredients

 

  • 1 kg vermicelli noodles
  • 1 tbspn of olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 500g chicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 cube of chicken or vegetables stock (dissolve in hot water)
  • 1 cabbage (approx.200g)
  • 3 carrots, julienned
  • 200g green beans, julienned
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 500ml water

 

Method

Step 1

Submerge the dry noodles in boiled water and set them aside while you prepare everything else.

Step 2

Place a large skillet or wok on the stove over a medium heat and pour in the vegetable oil.

Step 3

Add the onions and garlic and sauté until the onions are soft.

Step 4

Add the chicken, cook for 5 minutes and then add the soy sauce.

Step 5

Add the cabbage and carrots and cook until the cabbage is soft.

Step 6

Remove the noodles from the water and drain until they're no longer dripping. Add to the pan and toss over a medium heat until well mixed.

Cooking Pancit noodles

Step 7

If you prefer a moist Pancit, add a little bit more water (you may want to try it first though).

Step 8

It’s ready! Serve your Pancit on a large platter and enjoy.

Pancit Bihon noodles



WORDS : Roz Walsh

PHOTOS : Compassion UK


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