This healthy version of the classic Filipino noodle dish pancit bihon has plenty of vegetables, along with chicken and pork. And since it comes together in about a half-hour, this traditional party food can do double duty as an easy weeknight dinner. Source:, January 2020

Natalia B. Roxas


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring, until starting to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Add pork and chicken; cook, stirring, until just cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.

  • Add broth, cabbage, snow peas, carrots and celery leaves to the pot. Bring to a simmer; cook until the vegetables are mostly tender, about 5 minutes. Add pancit bihon and cook, stirring, until the liquid is absorbed, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the pork and chicken; cook, stirring, until heated through, 2 minutes more. Stir in soy sauce and serve.


Tip: Pancit bihon rice noodles, also called rice sticks or rice vermicelli, can be found at some supermarkets, Asian grocers and online. Excellent Rice Stick is one good brand.

Nutrition Facts

341 calories; 8.2 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 61 mg cholesterol; 379 mg sodium. 653 mg potassium; 45.7 g carbohydrates; 3.4 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 21.2 g protein; 5782 IU vitamin a iu; 26 mg vitamin c; 36 mcg folate; 76 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 41 mg magnesium; 1 mg thiamin;

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This noodle dish is delicious -- I like to top it with a little chili sauce to add some spice. Read More