Bihon Pancit – fried noodles

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Ingredients :

  • 1 package of rice noodles (pancit bihon)
  • 100 g of cut green beans
  • 2 carrots cut into julienne
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoons of fish sauce (patis)
  • 2 chicken breasts sliced ​​
  • 1 cup of chicken stock
  • 1 lemon juice

Preparation :

In a large bowl filled with warm water, soak the rice noodles for 5 minutes to soften.

In a wok, put 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and make heat over low heat.

Saute garlic and onion until it is transparent. Add the chicken breast and cook until browned, then season to taste with fish sauce.

Add the carrots stirring regularly then the green beans, pour half of broth and soy sauce, bring to boil and add noodles, stirring constantly until cooked.

Add the remaining broth if necessary.

Serve with a drizzle of lemon juice.

Anecdotes : Pancit or pansit is the term for noodles in Filipino cuisine. The noodles were introduced into the Philippines by the Chinese and have since been adopted in the local cooking. noodles dishes are also common in local restaurants. Food establishments specializing in noodles are often called panciterias.
Food according to tradition inherited from China, the noodles should be eaten on the day of his birthday. They are often served at birthday parties and Chinese restaurants in the Philippines often have “birthday noodles” on their menus. The noodles represent long life and good health, they should not be cut short so as not to remove the symbolism.