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Pancit Canton Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katy Mendez
Added: Friday, February 25, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 or 2 carrots
1/2 head green cabbage
1 c. green beans
1/2 c. snow peas
1 clove garlic
1 onion
2 pork chops
1/4 lb. shrimp - shelled, deveined and sliced in half
5 T. soy sauce
2 T. cooking oil
3 1/2 c. water
1 package pancit canton noodles*
Salt and pepper to taste
Slices of lemon and hard-boiled egg for garnish
(* can be found in Asian grocery stores)

Directions:
Directions:
In a large sauce pan with the 3 1/2 cups water, boil pork chops for 20 minutes. Remove chops and slice, reserving water for later use. Next, cook shrimp in same water for 3 minutes. Remove.
Chop vegetables. Dice garlic.
Cook garlic and onions in oil in a large frying pan. Add pork and vegetables and stir. Add 3tablespoons soy sauce and pepper to taste. Cook 10 minutes over medium flame.
Add 2 cups of pork broth and bring to a boil.
Add shrimp, one more cup of broth, and 2 more tablespoons of soy sauce.
When mixture is boiling, add pancit noodles, stirring to mix and absorb all of the broth.
After five minutes, it will be done. Put on a platter, and garnish with slices of lemon and egg.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8 as a side dish
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe comes from Lita Olivo, the Mendez family's long-time house keeper/cook/friend. She taught Katy how to make it.

 

 

 

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