In a large bowl filled with water, soak the rice noodles for about 10 minutes while you prepare the other ingredients.
Remove skin and chop garlic and onion and set aside.
Wash and julienne the carrots removing the skin first and set aside
Wash and shred the cabbage and set aside.
Remove both ends of snow peas, wash and set aside.
Wash parsley remove the stems and keep the leaves and set aside
Heat a pan with oil and fry onion and garlic until a little brown.
Add the vegetables starting with carrots, snow peas and cabbage. Stir fry for a minute and mix well.
Add the soy sauce and water and mix again. Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes and add salt and pepper to taste.
Once it's done remove the vegetables and set aside in a clean bowl.
Put the rice noodles you set aside (without the water) ensuring everything is covered with the sauce and let it boil for a few minutes.
Put back the cooked vegetables and mix together with the noodles.
Adjust the taste according to your preference.
Let it simmer for a few more minutes or until the sauce is mostly absorb by the noodles.
Transfer in a clean big serving dish, slice some calamansi and add parsley on top.
Serve and enjoy.
This recipe can be eaten as a side dish, main meal and paired with rice.
Leftovers must be transferred in a clean glass container and must be kept in the fridge.
The pancit bihon can last for up to 5 days if stored properly and in the fridge.
Soak first the rice noodles in water for about 10 minutes.
You can customize the recipe by adding spinach instead of cabbage although I have not tried that version.
Use a wok or casserole to cook the pancit bihon.
This filipino style pancit bihon recipe has 250 calories per serving and is good for up to 2 or 3 servings. Total Fat 7.7g | Saturated Fat 1.1g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 1699mg | Total Carbohydrate 38.4g | Dietary Fiber 8.1g | Total Sugars 10.2g | Protein 8.3g | Vitamin D 0mcg | Calcium 155mg | Iron 4mg | Potassium 712mg
Nutrition calculation is based on using an online calculator (verywellfit) and for reference use only.