Pancit Canton Recipe (Filipino Stir-Fried Noodles)

Pancit Canton Recipe (Filipino Stir-Fried Noodles)


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil divided
  • ¾ cup julienned red bell pepper
  • ¾ cup julienned carrots
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup sliced chicken breast
  • 1 cup fish balls sliced in half
  • ½ cup sliced Chinese sausage also known as Chinese chorizo
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 16oz pack canton or flour stick noodles
  • ¼ cup dried black fungus see note
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ cup chopped green onions divided


  1. Add 1 tbsp vegetable oil to a wok or a deep, large skillet on med/high heat. Add 3/4 cup red bell pepper, 3/4 cup carrots and 1 cup snap peas. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Add another tbsp of oil to the pan and sauté 2 tbsp garlic with 1/2 cup onions until the onions are soft and translucent. Stir in 1/2 cup chicken and cook until lightly browned.
  3. Add 1 cup fish balls and cook for 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup Chinese sausage and cook for a minute more. Be careful not to overcook or burn the meats. Lower your heat if necessary.
  4. Pour 3 cups chicken broth. Season with 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp oyster sauce, salt and pepper to taste. Stir then allow the mixture to boil.
  5. Carefully add the canton noodles and stir until it absorbs all the liquid. Add chopped black fungus then remove from heat.
  6. Add back your cooked vegetables, half of your chopped green onions and 1 tsp of sesame oil. Stir until combined.
  7. Sprinkle the rest of your green onions before serving. Best served warm.