Filipino Pancit Mix Recipe

Pancit is the term for noodles in Filipino cuisine. Noodles were brought to the Philippines by the Chinese and have stayed, adapting several local flavors in with rice and egg noodles. Here is a simple pancit recipe to kick us off. Serves 4 to 6 .


  • one 8 oz package of thin rice noodles
  • ½ lb skinless, boneless chicken legs, cut into bit size pieces
  • ½ lb pork tenderloin, cut into bite size pieces
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • black pepper, to taste
  • ½ medium head cabbage, shredded
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 2 green onions, chopped into 1 “ pieces
  • ½ lb shrimp, peeled and deveined

Cooking Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cover rice noodles with warm water to soften. Once softened, cut into 4 inch lengths and set aside.
  2. In a skillet or wok over medium heat, cook the chicken and pork until no pink is left. Season with soy sauce and pepper. Set aside. Sauté cabbage and carrots until tender. Stir in the noodles, green onions and shrimp. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in chicken and pork. Cook for 5 more minutes. Eat immediately.