Pancit Bihon Guisado/Rice Sticks Noodles with Vegetables

Pancit Bihon or Bee Hun is the type with which foreigners usually associate the word “pancít”. This dish is composed of very thin rice noodles stir-fried with soy sauce,calamansi, fish sauce,sliced meat and chopped vegetables. The exact composition depends on one’s recipe but usually, Chinese sausage and cabbage are the most basic ingredients in a pancit bihon.

This is always a part of every occasion  or celebration specially birthdays where noodles symbolizes “long life”.


500g ricestick noodles (bihon noodles)
4 tbsp oil
4 cloves garlic,minced
1 medium onion – roughly chopped
1 carrots, jullienned
3 celery,sliced (optional)
1 cabbage,shredded
250g chicken or pork liver sliced
200g  sliced meat – chicken, pork, shrimp or combination of these*
3 chinese sausage,sliced
250g beans, sliced diagonally
4 cups stock
6 Tbsp soy sauce
freshly ground pepper
additional stock or water
calamondin/calamansi for garnish

  • Soak the dried noodles in water for 10 minutes to soften and set aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large wok. Sauté half of the garlic and onion until translucent. Add meat and chinese sausage and stir-fry for a few seconds. Add ¼ cup stock and simmer for a few seconds.
  • Mix in veggies and season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry for a few seconds. Be careful not to overcook the veggies.Transfer to a dish and set aside.
  • In the same wok, heat remaining oil and sauté remaining onion and garlic.
  • Pour in stock and season with freshly ground pepper. Simmer for a few minutes then add the noodles.
  • If there is a stock left from the vegetables,add it in.
  • Pour in soy sauce and toss until it’s cooked.At the end there should be no sauce left but the noodles should still be moist, cooked but not soggy.
  • Mix in the stir-fired meat and veggies.
  • Serve with calamansi/calamondin.Calamansi is to be squeezed into the pancit bihon before eating.

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