Last Updated on August 15, 2013 by Ed Joven
Learn how to cook Pancit Sotanghon Guisado
Pancit Sotanghon Guisado Recipe is one of the favorite savory noodle cuisines of the Filipinos. Sotanghon is served only on special occasions because this mungbean noodle or Pancit Sotanghon is more expensive than other Filipino noodles. With the notion “It gives long life”, it becomes a part of the Filipino food tradition. In fact, it is almost always present in any special events such as birthdays or weddings.
The Pancit Sotanghon Guisado is also perfect for snacks. Since the cuisine is packed with carbohydrates, it will satiate your appetite while at the same time improving your energy level. Moreover, you can also get other nutrients from the vegetable and meat ingredients.
Pancit Sotanghon Guisado Ingredients:
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 6-ounces shrimp
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1/4 cup snow peas, sliced
- 120 g. of dry sotanghon (vermicelli) noodles
- 2 teaspoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons fish sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 green onion, sliced
- 1 pound chicken
- 1/2 cup tengang daga(mushrooms), soaked in water to soften
Pancit Sotanghon Guisado Cooking Instructions:
- Place the chicken in a pot and cover with water by about 2-inches.
- Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
- Cook the chicken, skimming off any foam that forms. Cook until tender, about 30 to 35 minutes.
- Meanwhile, soak the Pancit Sotanghon noodles in warm water for 10 minutes or until soft. Cut into 4-inch pieces.
- When the chicken is done, remove from the pot and let cool.
- Strain the broth and set aside. Remove chicken skin and cut meat into thin strips.
- In a wok or skillet, heat the oil. Saute the garlic and onion until soft. Add the shrimp, and cook until pink. Add the chicken meat and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the paprika and 2 cups of the reserved chicken broth.
- Add tengang daga(mushrooms). Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in the carrots and snow peas. Cook until the vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.
- Add the Pancit Sotanghon noodles. Season with the soy sauce and fish sauce. Simmer until the noodles are heated through, about 1 minute. Add salt and pepper, if desired.
- Garnish with green onion slices and its ready to be served.