Pancit Malabon is a type of pancit that originated in Malabon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. It has a yellow-orange color due to a sauce that includes patis (fish sauce) and bagoong (shrimp paste). Its toppings draw heavily from the fresh seafood that is available in the area and may include fresh shrimp, squid, oysters, and hard-boiled duck or hen eggs, as well as pork.
Pancit Malabon Ingredients:
Pancit Malabon Cooking Instructions:
In a large skillet, heat oil and saute garlic till brown.
Add bean curd, pork, oysters and squid.
In the same skillet, cook the sauce, using the leftover oil.
Heat the oil.
Saute garlic and onion.
Cook till garlic is brown and onion is transparent.
Add the anatto water.
Dissolve the cornstarch in the shrimp juice and add to the mixture.
Add the bean curd and simmer over moderate heat until the mixture is thick.
Season with patis (fish sauce) and pepper.
Turn off the heat and set aside.
Soak the noodles in hot water for about 5 minutes or until soft.
Drain and transfer to a platter.
Pour the sauce on top.
Garnish with pork cracklings, smoked fish flakes and scallions.
Serve hot with lemon slices and patis or salt.
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