Pancit Bihon with Chinese Ham and Castaña


February 27, 2018

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • 15 mins

    20 mins

    35 mins

  • Yields: Serves 10 - 12


¼ cup vegetable oil

¼ cup onions, minced

¼ cup garlic, minced

2 cups Chinese ham, sliced

3-4 cups chicken stock

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 cup castañas

4 tablespoons fish sauce

500 grams bihon noodles

½ teaspoon black pepper, to taste

fried garlic, for garnishing

spring onions, for garnishing


Soak bihon noodles in water for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.

In a wok, heat oil over medium heat, sauté onion for 5 minutes. Add garlic until amber in color. Add ham slices and cook for another 5 minutes. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.

Season with fish sauce and black pepper. Add noodles and cook until the noodles has absorbed the liquid. Toss in the castañas. Transfer to a platter, then toss the fried garlic and spring onions before serving.

Pancit Bihon with Chinese Ham and Castaña
(Featured in December - January 2018 Issue)


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