How to Cook Pancit Canton
Recipe type: Noodles Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 8 servings
  • ½ kilo pancit canton noodles
  • 20 shrimps, shelled and deveined with tails on
  • 1 chicken breast, deboned
  • 3 Tbsps. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. patis
  • 3 tbsps. cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 25 pcs sitsaro (snow peas)
  • 1 carrot, cut into strips
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 2 red and green sweet pepper, cut in strips
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 4 pcs. dried mushroom, soaked in water
  • 1 egg
  • MSG to taste
  • pinch of pepper or to taste
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How to cook pancit canton:
  1. Blend egg and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Coat shrimps with it and set aside.
  2. Slice chicken breast thinly and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cornstarch and patis.
  3. Mix to coat chicken slices evenly and set aside.
  4. Drain mushrooms. Remove tough stems and slice thinly.
  5. Sauté garlic, onions in hot oil and add chicken and cook stirring until chicken is firm.
  6. Add soy sauce, pepper, salt, and broth and bring to a boil. Add sitsaro and mushroom.
  7. After 2-3 minutes, add carrots, celery and cabbage. Add seasonings.
  8. Drop coated shrimp in boiling mixture. Lower heat to moderate.
  9. Add canton noodles and cook until noodle is done, and most of the broth is absorbed.
  10. Serve hot. Good for 8 persons.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at