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Recipe: Pancit - Shrimp and Noodles

Philippines food: Pancit or Shrimp and Noodles

Philippines food: Pancit or Shrimp and Noodles

Philippines food: Pancit or Shrimp and Noodles

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Serves about 6

This is another Chinese inspired creation, also spelled pansit, and is another of the Philippine's traditional dishes.

1/2 pound thin noodles, any type
4 tablespoons cooking oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon grated ginger root
4 cups shredded Chinese cabbage
2 cups chopped cooked shrimps
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 cup chopped green onions

Prepare noodles according to directions on package then set aside but keep warm.

Heat oil in a frying pan then add onion, garlic and ginger. Stir-fry over medium/high heat for 3 minutes, then stir in cabbage, shrimps, soy sauce, oyster sauce, water and cayenne then stir-fry for 3 more minutes.

Place noodles on platter, then spoon frying pan contents over noodles. Garnish with green onions and serve.

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Published on 11/22/07

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