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How to Cook Pancit Canton

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Noodles Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 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


    How to cook pancit canton:

    • Blend egg and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Coat shrimps with it and set aside.
    • Slice chicken breast thinly and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cornstarch and patis.
    • Mix to coat chicken slices evenly and set aside.
    • Drain mushrooms. Remove tough stems and slice thinly.
    • Sauté garlic, onions in hot oil and add chicken and cook stirring until chicken is firm.
    • Add soy sauce, pepper, salt, and broth and bring to a boil. Add sitsaro and mushroom.
    • After 2-3 minutes, add carrots, celery and cabbage. Add seasonings.
    • Drop coated shrimp in boiling mixture. Lower heat to moderate.
    • Add canton noodles and cook until noodle is done, and most of the broth is absorbed.
    • Serve hot. Good for 8 persons.