Filipino Pancit Canton Recipe

Pancit Canton

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this Pancit Canton Recipe is oily and cooked with pork or beef liver, pork or chicken meat, cabbage and carrots that are half-cooked, Kinchay (parsley) which is optional and seasoned with soy sauce and pepper. Calamansi juice is also added to give it a sour twist. You can also add some boiled eggs on top of the dish before serving if you wish.


  • 1 Kilo Canton noodles
  • ½ lb pork belly, cut into strips
  • 1 pc chicken breast, cut into strips
  • Raw shrimps, deveined
  • 2 medium carrots, julienned
  • 8 pcs green beans, cut into diagonal strips
  • ½ medium cabbage, cut into strips
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup soy sauce (adjust according to taste)
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  1. Heat a Large Pan.
  2. Salt pork belly with 1/8 tsp salt and let it brown. Let fat dissolve and come out.
  3. This step takes about 8-10 minutes. Discard oil leaving only 2 tbsp for sauteing.
  4. Saute Chicken breast until brown (max. 4 minutes)
  5. Add Shrimps and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Saute Garlic and Onions for 3 Minutes.
  7. Add Carrots and Green beans.
  8. Sauté for 3-5 minutes then add the soy sauce and ground black pepper.
  9. Cook for 2 minutes till halfway done but please do not overcook.
  10. Put Pancit into a container and set aside.
  11. Pour 4 Cups of Chicken broth in a Pan where you saute the meat and the vegetables and let boil.
  12. Add Pancit Canton and Cabbage.
  13. Lower heat to medium-low and mix.
  14. Cook for 2-5 Minutes.
  15. Add the sauteed meat and veggies to the Skillet and mix until cooked and dried up.
  16. Serve hot. Best served with Kalamansi


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You can adjust the recipe itself by adding or removing some ingredients like the Green beans or the Carrots. Can be cooked with Pork if no Shrimp and Chicken available.