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How to Cook Pancit Buko

Stir fried noodles or locally known as "pancit" has many varieties with regard to the noodles used.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time21 mins
Total Time31 mins
Course: Vegetables
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: pancit buko, young coconut
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Manny


  • 3/4 cups grated young coconut meat or buko
  • 1 large chicken breast boiled and flaked
  • 1/4 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
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. patis or fish sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped kinchay or Chinese celery
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil


How 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.