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Sotanghon with Upo Soup

This is a recipe for Sotanghon with Upo Soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2.6 ounces 75 grams sotanghon noodles
  • 1 small opo squash upo, peeled and sliced
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • ¾ cup small shrimp
  • 2 ounces chopped pork
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons deep fried garlic toasted garlic
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce patis


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Sauté onion and garlic
  • Once the onion becomes soft, add pork. Continue to cook until the pork turns light brown.
  • Pour chicken broth into the pot. Let boil. Cover and cook for 15 minutes in medium eat.
  • Add shrimp. Stir and let the liquid re-boil.
  • Put the sotanghon noodles into the pot. Stir.
  • Add the opo squash (upo). Cover the pot. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes in medium heat. Note: add water or chicken broth, if needed.
  • Season with crushed black pepper and fish sauce. Stir.
  • Put the deep fried garlic into the pot. Continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g