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Sardines with Sotanghon and Pechay

Fish and noodle soup with bok choy. This budget dish is easy to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fiipino
Keyword: budget recipe, chicken noodle soup, sardinas recipe, sardines soup
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 489kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 5.5 ounces sardines in tomato sauce 1 can
  • 2 ounces sotanghon noodles
  • 1 1/2 cups pechay chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 piece onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3 tablespoons green onion
  • Patis and ground black pepper


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Crush the garlic and chop into small pieces. Saute in oil until it starts to brown. Add onion. Continue to cook until the later softens.
  • Pour the contents of the canned sardines into the pan. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add pechay or bok choy. Saute for 30 seconds.
  • Pour water into the pan. Let boil.
  • Add sotanghon (vermicelli) noodles. Stir and cook until the noodles softens.
  • Season with fish sauce and ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot.


Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 496mg | Potassium: 565mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2520IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 392mg | Iron: 3mg