Pancit Buko

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Stir fried noodles or locally known as “pancit” has many varieties with regard to the noodles used. For instance pancit bihon which uses rice noodles, pancit canton that uses fried egg noodles or sometimes vermicelli or sotanghon is used in making pancit. But there is a creative variety of pancit that uses strips of young coconut meat or buko instead of noodles. Below is a recipe of pancit buko which you can try if you want to be adventurous in your cooking.

To cook pancit buko; Saute garlic in hot oil. Add onion. Then, stir in shrimps and chicken. Season with patis. Cook for another 3 minutes, then, pour in chicken broth. Simmer for 10 minutes and add vegetables. When vegetables are almost done, set aside 1 cup for topping. Add grated buko in pan. Stir and cook for 5 minutes. Arrange pancit buko on a plate and spread the remaining sauteed mixture on top. For the sauce: patis and calamansi juice. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

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How to Cook Pancit Buko
 
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Recipe type: Vegetables
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • ¾ cups grated young coconut meat or buko
  • 1 large chicken breast (boiled and flaked)
  • ¼ kilo shrimps, shelled
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, sliced into thin strips
  • 10 pcs. stringbeans, sliced 1 inch long diagonally
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 tsp. MSG
  • 1½ cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. patis or fish sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped kinchay or Chinese celery
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
Instructions
How to cook pancit buko:
  1. Saute garlic in hot oil. Add onion.
  2. Then, stir in shrimps and chicken. Season with patis.
  3. Cook for another 3 minutes, then, pour in chicken broth.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes and add vegetables.
  5. When vegetables are almost done, set aside 1 cup for topping.
  6. Add grated buko in pan. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Arrange pancit buko on a plate and spread the remaining sauteed mixture on top.
  8. For the sauce: patis and calamansi juice.

 

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Pancit Buko