Philippine Pancit Guisado (Fried Noodles with mixed meats)

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb raw prawns
  • 1 lb thin egg noodles
  • 3 -4 tablespoons lard or 3 -4 tablespoons oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 onions, finely sliced
  • 1 cup chicken, cooked & flaked
  • 1 cup pork, cooked & cut in fine strips
  • 12 cup ham, cooked,cut in thin strips
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • salt & pepper
  • lemon wedge (to garnish)


  1. Bring some water to a boil in a saucepan immerse prawns for 1-2 minutes until they turn pink.
  2. Save 1 cup of the prawn stock.
  3. Dash the prawns in cold water, peel& devein them.
  4. If they are large cut into 3 pieces.
  5. Cook your noodles.
  6. Soak noodles in warm water, drain.
  7. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil.
  8. Cook noodles for 2 minutes or until just tender (do not overcook).
  9. Drain them and place on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spread them out and allow to dry for at least 30 minutes, spray with a little oil.
  10. Meanwhile heat the oil in a large wok or skillet, when very hot fry the noodles, a few at a time, they should be golden, remove as they are done and keep warm.
  11. If necessary add a bit more oil and fry the garlic, onion, prawns, chicken, pork& Ham (take out a bit of the meats to garnish the finished dish).
  12. Add cabbage, soy, prawn stock, salt& pepper.
  13. Cook uncovered until the liquid has all but evaporated.
  14. Add noodles, heat through.
  15. Place on a platter garnish with the reserved meats and wedges of lemon.

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