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Pancit Malabon
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Pancit Malabon

This is a recipe for Pancit Malabon.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Pancit
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. thick rice noodles
  • 8 to 10 cups water for boiling
  • 1 head garlic crushed and toasted
  • 6 pieces calamansi or 4 pieces lime

Sauce ingredients

  • 1 Knorr shrimp cube
  • 1/4 cup annatto oil atsuete oil
  • 6 ounces boiled pork belly sliced into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons tinapa fish flakes
  • 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds chicharon
  • 1 medium yellow onion minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 10 to 12 pieces steamed large shrimp without shell and head
  • 1 cup adobong pusit
  • 1/2 cup steamed oysters talaba
  • 1 cup sliced Napa cabbage pechay Baguio, boiled for 30 seconds
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions dahon ng sibuyas
  • 3 boiled eggs halved and sliced into thin pieces


  • Soak the rice noodles in water for at least 3 hours, or according to package instructions. Note: if using traditional pancit Malabon noodles, you will need to soak it in water overnight. Drain the water from the noodles afterwards.
  • Pour 8 to 10 cups of water into a cooking pot. Let boil. Add the soaked noodles into the pot. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until completely done. Remove from the cooking pot. Set aside.
  • Prepare the Pancit Malabon sauce by pouring annatto oil in a pan. Once the oil starts to get hot, saute garlic and onion.
  • Add sliced pork, cook for 1 minute.
  • Add tinapa fish flakes, chicharon, and fish sauce. Stir.
  • Pour water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add Knorr shrimp cube. Stir. Cover the pan. Cook in medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Add ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Combine the noodles and sauce. Add toasted garlic and more chicharon (if desired). Gently toss until all the ingredients are well blended.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Top with topping ingredients. Note: Be creative.
  • Serve with calamansi or lime.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g