Pancit Sotanghon Filipino

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Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (417 g)
  • Calories 815.4
  • Total Fat - 15.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 131.3 mg
  • Sodium - 1582.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 144.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.8 g
  • Sugars - 4.4 g
  • Protein - 21.4 g
  • Calcium - 98 mg
  • Iron - 4.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.8 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Immerse rice noodles in warm water or stock for 10 minutes; drain and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in wok.

Step 3

Sauté crushed garlic and finely chopped onion.

Step 4

Add chicken and shelled shrimp.

Step 5

Add snow peas, grated carrots and shredded cabbage. Cook until slightly tender.

Step 6

In another pan, bring 1 cup water to boil. Add bouillon, then add noodles, soy sauce, and pepper. Once noodle absorb stock, add vegetables.

Step 7

Add oyster sauce, combine everything, toss.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Make sure to use fresh vegetables for the best flavor and texture.
  • Look for high-quality noodles that don't contain preservatives.

  • For the chicken, substitute diced tofu for a vegetarian version. This substitution will provide a similar texture and flavor, while making the dish vegetarian-friendly.
  • For the shrimp, substitute diced mushrooms for an alternative that is both vegan and vegetarian-friendly. This substitution will provide a similar texture and flavor, while making the dish vegan-friendly.

Vegetarian Variation Substitute the chicken and shrimp with extra vegetables like mushrooms, bell peppers, and zucchini. Use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.

Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa - This dish is the perfect accompaniment to Pancit Sotanghon Filipino. The sweetness of the mango salsa complements the savory flavors of the pancit, creating a delicious balance of flavors. The grilled tilapia adds a healthy source of protein to the meal.

Adobo Fried Rice: Adobo Fried Rice is the perfect side dish to pair with Grilled Tilapia and Mango Salsa. The savory and tangy flavors of the Adobo Fried Rice pairs well with the sweetness of the Mango Salsa, creating a delicious balance of flavors. The addition of the fried rice also adds a nice crunchy texture to the meal.


Q: How do I prepare the noodles?

A: To prepare the noodles, first immerse the rice noodles in warm water or stock for 10 minutes. Then, drain and set aside. Finally, add the noodles to boiling water with bouillon, soy sauce, and pepper. Once the noodles absorb the stock, add the vegetables.

Q: How long do I need to cook the noodles?

A: The cooking time will depend on the type of noodles you are using. Generally, cook the noodles for 3-5 minutes or until they reach the desired texture.

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Fun facts:

Pancit Sotanghon is a popular Filipino noodle dish that is served at many special occasions, including weddings and birthdays. It is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to those who eat it.

The dish is believed to have been inspired by Chinese immigrants who settled in the Philippines in the late 19th century. It is now a staple of Filipino cuisine, and has been served to famous celebrities such as President Barack Obama during his visit to the Philippines in 2014.