Pancit Bihon Recipe

Pancit Bihon is one of the popular noodle dish in the Philippines. Always present in the dining table specially during birthday party for long life or barangay fiesta.


1 8 oz. Pancit Bihon

1/2 lb chicken breast, sliced into thin strips

4 pieces chorizo bilbao, sliced thin

2 cups sliced into strips cabbage

1 onion, sliced thin

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1 carrot, sliced into strips

2 tablespoons cooking oil

3 celery stick, sliced into strips

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon achuete powder dissolved in 1 tablespoon oil

salt & pepper to taste

1 stem green onion, sliced thin for garnishing

2 pieces lemon or lime, sliced for garnishing

Pancit Bihon Cooking Direction: 

Soak the pancit bihon noodles to soften for maybe 10 minutes and drain.

Saute garlic and onions in cooking oil using a large pan or wok in medium heat.

Add the chorizo bilbao, chicken breast and the vegetables until almost cooked.

Remove sauteed ingredients from the wok and set aside.

Using the same wok place 3 cups of water (or more water if needed). Bring to a boil. 

Once it start boiling lower the heat to medium low. 

Add soy sauce, pepper and the noodles.

Simmer in low heat for 5 minutes or until the noodles are half way cooked.

Keep mixing noodles to cook evenly.

*Make sure to lower the heat to avoid the noddles from drying fast*

Add the achuete oil and salt.

Lastly add the sauteed meat and veggies to the noodles.

Continue cooking in low heat for maybe 5 minutes or till the noodles are fully cooked.

Remove from heat and serve.

Garnish with slices of green onions and serve with lemon.


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