Asian Filipino Main Course Noodles

Pancit Guisado

Pansit Guisado or Pansit Bihon is a noodle dish that is popular during fiesta, holidays and/or birthdays.

I’ve been eating pancit guisado or pancit bihon since I was a kid but never tried to make it until years later.

This dish is perfect for birthdays as there is a superstitions that it makes your life longer.

Pancit Bihon

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino


  • 1 lb bihon rice noodles
  • 1/2 lb pork thinly slice
  • 1/2 lb chicken thinly slice
  • 1/2 lb shrimp deveined
  • 1 cup carrot thinly slice
  • 1/2 cabbage chopped
  • 1 cup celery finely chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 pc chicken cube
  • 1/2 cup pea pods
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 cups water
  • calamansi lemon/lime wedge


  • Soak pancit bihon for about 10 minutes.
  • In a pot, saute garlic and onion.
  • Add shrimp, pork and chicken and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken cube and water and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Put carrots, cabbage, celery and pea pods. Simmer.
  • Remove the ingredients from the pot into a bowl. Set aside.
  • In the pot with the liquids, add soy sauce. Mix well.
  • Add the soaked pancit bihon. Mix well. Cook until liquid evaporates.
  • Put back the removed meat and vegetables. Simmer.
  • Serve.


You can choose what meat you want to put, chicken, pork or shrimp. Or add it all.
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