Squid Ball Pancit Guisado


Ingredients:
500 grams miki noodles
200 grams squid balls, cut into half
100 grams pork belly, slice into small pieces
100 grams pork liver, slice into small pieces
2 pieces carrots, sliced
1 cabbage, chopped
1/4 kilo green beans or snow peas(sitsaro)
1 cup celery(kinchay), sliced
6 gloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
4 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 cups hot water or chicken broth
2 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup spring onions, diced(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Wash miki noodles in running water. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add squid balls, pork liver and pork belly then cooked until color turns to brown.
3. Add oyster sauce and hot water then stir and bring to boil.
4. Add vegetables then stir fry until the vegetables are half-cooked.
5. Add miki noodles then stir and cook for 3 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.
7. Transfer to a serving plate then garnish with spring onion. Serve and enjoy.

Pansit Palabok with Squid

Filipino Style Recipe: Pansit Palabok with Squid is popular noodle dish in the Philippines. Pansit palabok is made of pansit bihon served palabok sauce made of shrimp juice, annatto water, flour and fish sauce. Topped with squid, tinapa flakes, sliced hard-boiled eggs, and chicharon.

Ingredients:
500 grams rice or cornstarch noodles (bihon), I used HOBE special palabok
8 pieces calamansi, sliced
spring onions for garnishing(optional)

Sauce:
200 grams ground pork
annatto water(dilute 1 tablespoon annatto seeds in 1/4 cup hot water)
1/2 cup flour or cornstarch(dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 pieces onions, chopped
1 shrimp cube(Bouillon cube)
3 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste

Toppings:
500 grams squid, clean and cut into rings
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion,chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons vinegar
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
1/2 cup smoked fish(tinapa)(fried and flakes)
1/2 cup chicharong baboy, ground

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute ginger, garlic and onion.
2. Add squid, soy sauce and vinegar then stir cook over high heat until the sauce reduced.
3. Add oyster sauce then cook until almost dry. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil saute onion then add ground pork. Cook until brown.
2. Pour water, annato water, shrimp cube and dissolved cornstarch. Continue stirring until thicken.
3. Season with fish sauce and pepper according to taste. Keep warm and set aside.

Part 3
1. Cook pasta according to package instruction. Drain and transfer to serving plate.

Part 4
1. Pour the sauce on top then arrange squid over the sauce.
2. Sprinkle with ground chicharon, tinapa flakes and spring onions then serve with calamansi.

Pansit Habhab

Filipino Style Recipe: Pansit Habhab is a popular noodle dish in Lucban, Quezon Province. This is commonly served on a banana leaf with vinegar then eaten directly to your mouth without using any utensils. Like other pansit dish, it consist of vegetables and pork liempo.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-60 minutes
Good for 5-7 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pancit miki (miki lucban)
1/4 kilo pork liempo or leftover lechon kawali
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
5 tablespoons soy sauce or fish sauce
3 cups pork broth or water
1 cup Baguio beans or snow peas
1 chayote, sliced
1 carrot, sliced
3 bundles bok choy or pechay, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
4 tablespoons cooking oil
spicy vinegar to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then deep fry meat until golden brown and crispy.
2. Drain and let it cool then chopped into serving pieces. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil and stir fry all veggies for 3 minutes or until half-done. Set aside.
2. In a same pan, saute garlic and onion.
3. Add fried meat, water, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to boil.
4. Add noodles then cook until it has absorbs the liquid and tender.
5. Add vegetables then cook until done.
6. Turn off the heat and transfer into banana leaves then serve with vinegar.

Pansit Bihon Canton Guisado

Filipino Style Recipe: Pansit bihon canton guisado is a popular noodle dish that is consists of a mixed of rice noodles and flour noodles. This dish was originated from Chinese and become very popular in Filipino cuisine. Pansit bihon canton guisado is similar to other pansit dish that is commonly served in different occasions.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-60 minutes
Good for 8-10 persons

Ingredients:
300 grams rice noodles(bihon), I used HOBE Special Bihon
200 grams flour noodles(canton)
200 grams pork, sliced in small pieces
1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded
4 cups chicken broth from chicken breast
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 kilo snow peas(sitsaro)
2 cups cabbage, sliced into strips
1 carrot, julienned
1 cup celery(kintsay), sliced
4 tablespoons cooking oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
10 pieces calamansi
100 grams pork or chicken liver(optional)
100 grams shrimps, shelled and deveined(optional)
1 chicken cube(bouillon cube)(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a big bowl with water, soak bihon and canton noodles until soft. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add pork and liver, then cooked until color turns to brown.
3. Add broth, soy sauce, and bouillon cube then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add vegetables and the remaining ingredients then season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes or until half cooked.
5. Remove and set aside all the ingredients except for the liquid.(Make sure the liquid is enough for the noodles to cook and absorb).
6. Add bihon and canton noodles then toss until the the liquid absorb.
7. Put back all the ingredients then cooked 2 minutes. Mix well.
8. Adjust seasoning according to taste then remove from heat. Serve hot with calamansi.

Seafood Pansit Bihon Guisado

Filipino Style Recipe: Seafood pansit bihon guisado is another variety of popular Filipino dish consists of cornstarch noodles(bihon). The bihon is usually soak and cook together with squid, shrimp, mussels and vegetables in broth and soy sauce. This is commonly serve in any occasions or in mid-afternoon snacks.

I highly recommend HOBE Special Bihon, it is made from the finest-milled cornstarch yet maintaining the taste and quality of the bihon. The firmness and smoothness of bihon make it ideal for this recipe. HOBE Special Bihon is available in leading supermarkets and grocery stores.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-60 minutes
Good for 8-10 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams cornstarch noodles(bihon), I used HOBE Special Bihon
12-15 pieces shrimp, peeled and deveined
12 pieces squid, cleaned and cut into rings
12-15 pieces mussels, boiled and removed from shells
100 grams fish balls, quartered(optional)
1/4 kilo snow peas(sitsaro)
2 cups cabbage, sliced into strips
1 carrot, julienned
1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
4 cups shrimp broth(shrimp heads mashed then boiled in water with salt)
4 tablespoons soy sauce
fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste
200 grams calamansi

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a big bowl with water, soak noodles for 10 minutes or until soft. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a large wok, heat oil then stir fry fish balls until color turns to light brown. Remove and set aside.
2. In a same wok, saute garlic and onions then add shrimp, mussels and squid. Saute until shrimp color turns to pink. Remove and set aside.
3. In a same work, pour broth, soy sauce, salt and pepper then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add vegetables then simmer for 5 minutes or until half cooked. Remove and set aside except for the liquid.
5. Add soaked noodles then toss until the liquid absorb.(Make sure the liquid is enough for the noodles to cook and absorb).
6. Put back all the ingredients then cooked 2 minutes. Mix well.
7. Adjust seasoning according to taste then remove from heat. Serve hot with calamansi.

Lomi

Filipino Style Recipe: lomi is another noodle soup dish made of lomi noodles cooked in stock together with shrimp, meatballs, veggies, beaten eggs and cornstarch to thicken the soup. This is commonly sold in eateries or panciteria along the street or in Chinese restaurants and usually served during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation: 20 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 5-6 servings

Ingredients:
500 grams lomi noodles
100 grams pork, boiled and cut into small pieces
100 grams shrimp, peeled
1/2 cup chicken balls, cut into half
4 gloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, chopped
1 cabbage, chopped
1 pieces carrots, sliced
2 1/2 liters chicken stock
1/4 cup cornstarch(dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 pieces raw egg, beaten
1/4 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup kikiam, slice thinly diagonally(optional)
100 grams chicken breast, boiled and shredded(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Wash lomi noodles in running water. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add pork and chicken balls then cooked until color turns to brown.
3. Add shrimps and stir fry then pour broth and bring to boil.
4. Add noodles and simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Add vegetables then cook for another 3 minutes.
6. add dissolved cornstarch then season with salt and pepper.
7. Pour beaten egg then continue stirring.
8. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot.

Pansit Luglug

Filipino Style Recipe: pansit luglug is another popular noodle dish in the Philippines. This is similar to pansit palabok but luglug used a thick rice noodles. The sauce is consists of shrimp juice, annatto water, flour and fish sauce. Topped with tinapa flakes, sliced hard-boiled eggs, shrimps, squids and chicharon. Pansit is usually served during breakfast or even meryenda(mid-afternoon snack) and commonly sold along the streets.

Ingredients:
500 grams thick rice noodles
8 pieces calamansi, sliced
spring onions for garnishing(optional)

Sauce:
200 grams ground pork
annatto water(dilute 1 tablespoon annatto seeds in 1/4 cup hot water)
1/2 cup flour or cornstarch(dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 pieces onions, chopped
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 shrimp cube(Bouillon cube)
3 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste

Toppings:
2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
1/2 cup smoked fish(tinapa)(fried and flakes)
1/2 cup chicharong baboy, ground
1/2 cup shrimps, peeled(stir-fried)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil saute garlic and onion then add pork. Cook until brown.
2. Pour water, annatto water, shrimp cube and dissolved flour. Continue stirring until thicken.
3. Season with fish sauce and pepper according to taste. Keep warm and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a big bowl with water, soak noodles for at least 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2. Boil water in a pot. Place the soaked noodles in a strainer then dip in the boiling water.
3. Cook for 5 minutes or until firm and tender. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.

Part 3
1. Pour the sauce on top then arrange toppings over the sauce.
2. Sprinkle with ground chicharon, tinapa flakes and spring onions then topped with hard boiled egg. Serve with calamansi.

Pancit Miki Guisado

Filipino Style Recipe: pancit miki guisado is a stir fried noodle dish similar to pancit canton. Like other noodle dish, this recipe is made of pork meat, vegetables and miki noodles which is thinner compared to Lomi noodles. We added shrimps, squid balls and more vegetables to enhance the taste.

Estimated time of preparation: 20-30 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 5-8 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams miki noodles
200 grams pork belly, slice into small pieces
200 grams shrimp, peeled
2 pieces carrots, sliced
1 cabbage, chopped
1/4 kilo green beans or snow peas(sitsaro)
1 cup celery(kintsay), sliced
6 gloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 cups hot water or chicken broth
2 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

100 grams squid balls, cut into half(optional)
100 grams mushrooms(taingang daga)(optional)
100 grams chicken breast or liver(optional)
1/4 cup spring onions, diced(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Wash miki noodles in running water. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add pork, liver and squid balls then cooked until color turns to brown.
5. Add oyster sauce and hot water then stir and bring to boil.
4. Add shrimps and vegetables then stir fry until the vegetables are half-cooked.
5. Add miki noodles then stir and cook for 3 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.
7. Transfer to a serving plate then garnish with spring onion. Serve and enjoy.

(Thank you to my Mom for sharing her recipe)

Pansit Bihon Guisado

Filipino Style Recipe: pansit bihon guisado is a noodle dish originate from Chinese that has become very popular in Filipino cuisine. Pansit bihon consists of rice noodles(bihon) mixed with pork, chicken and different vegetables. This dish is commonly served in different occasions.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-60 minutes
Good for 8-10 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams rice noodles(bihon)
100 grams pork, sliced in small pieces
1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded
4 cups chicken broth from chicken breast
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 kilo snow peas(sitsaro)
2 cups cabbage, sliced into strips
1 carrot, julienned
1 cup celery(kintsay), sliced
4 tablespoons cooking oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
10 pieces calamansi

100 grams pork or chicken liver(optional)
100 grams shrimps, shelled and deveined(optional)
1 chicken cube(bouillon cube)(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a big bowl with water, soak noodles for 10 minutes or until soft. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a wok, saute the garlic and onions.
2. Add pork and liver, then cooked until color turns to brown.
3. Add broth, soy sauce, and bouillon cube then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add vegetables and the remaining ingredients then season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes or until half cooked.
5. Remove and set aside all the ingredients except for the liquid.(Make sure the liquid is enough for the noodles to cook and absorb).
6. Add bihon then toss until the the liquid absorb.
7. Put back all the ingredients then cooked 2 minutes. Mix well.
6. Adjust seasoning according to taste then remove from heat. Serve hot with calamansi.

Pansit Palabok

Filipino Style Recipe: Pansit Palabok is another popular noodle dish in the Philippines. The usual pansit palabok is made of pansit bihon with palabok sauce consists of shrimp juice, annatto water, flour and fish sauce. Topped with tinapa flakes, sliced hard-boiled eggs, shrimps, squids and chicharon.

Ingredients:
500 grams rice or cornstarch noodles (bihon), I used HOBE special palabok
8 pieces calamansi, sliced
spring onions for garnishing(optional)

Sauce:
200 grams ground pork
annatto water(dilute 1 tablespoon annatto seeds in 1/4 cup hot water)
1/2 cup flour or cornstarch(dissolved in 1/2 cup water)
2 pieces onions, chopped
1 shrimp cube(Bouillon cube)
3 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste

Choice of Toppings:
1 head garlic, minced(toast until light brown)
2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
2 pieces tofu(tokwa)(fried and cut into small cubes)
1/2 cup smoked fish(tinapa)(fried and flakes)
1/2 cup chicharong baboy, ground
1/2 cup shrimps, peeled(stir-fried)
1 cup squid, clean and cut into rings(stir-fried)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil saute onion then add ground pork. Cook until brown.
2. Pour water, annato water, shrimp cube and dissolved flour. Continue stirring until thicken.
3. Season with fish sauce and pepper according to taste. Keep warm and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a big bowl with water, soak noodles for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2. Boil water in a pot. Place the soaked noodles in a strainer then dip in the boiling water.
3. Cook for 5 minutes or until firm and tender. Drain and transfer to a serving plate.

Part 3
1. Pour the sauce on top then arrange toppings over the sauce.
2. Sprinkle with ground chicharon, tinapa flakes and spring onions then serve with calamansi.