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Pancit Bihon (Filipino Noodles)

Pancit bihon is a popular Filipino noodle dish. This version has pork, shrimp and Chinese sausage so it is packed with a lot of flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword noodles
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 326kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 1 lb dried rice vermicelli ,soaked in warm water for 15 minutes and drained
  • ½ lb pork tenderloin ,cut into strips
  • ½ lb shrimp
  • 2 pieces Chinese sausage ,cut into ¼ inch pieces
  • 6 pieces dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 medium carrot ,cut into strips
  • 1 ½ cups cabbage ,shredded
  • 1 ½ cups green beans ,cut into small diagonal pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic ,chopped
  • 1 shallot ,chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cover mushrooms with hot water and let stand for 20 minutes. Drain, remove the stems and sliced the caps. Set aside.
  • Peel and devein the shrimps. Put the heads, tails and shells in a saucepan. Add 1 cup water to the pan, bring to the boil, reduce heat and let simmer for 2 minutes. Strain the liquid and set aside.
  • Sauté garlic in 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large skillet for 2 minutes. Add pork,sausage and shrimps; cook for 3 more minutes or until just cooked. Season with 1 tablespoon soy sauce. Remove from skillet.
  • Using the same skillet, heat another tablespoon oil. Add the shallot and stir fry for a minute and then add the carrots, mushrooms, green beans and cabbage. Add reserved shrimp broth; bring to the boil, cover and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add the vermicelli, 2 tablespoons soy sauce and 2 tablespoons oyster sauce; toss using two wooden spoons.
  • Add pork mixture and chopped cilantro; continue tossing until mixtures are well blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 851mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1439IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg