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Pancit Sotanghon

Jaime Inez
If you're looking for a traditional Filipino dish, you've come to the right place. You can make Pancit Sotanghon with beef and broccoli, or simply add chicken and vegetables for a delicious dish. There are many variations of this Filipino dish, but both are tasty. If you're cooking for a family, this is a great choice for dinner. It's easy to make and makes for a delicious meal for two.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings
Calories 326 kcal


  • 250 g Vermicelli noodles sotanghon
  • 400 g Chicken breast cut in thin shreds
  • 200 g Pork or chicken liver cut in small pieces
  • 5-7 cloves Garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1 whole Onions chopped
  • 1 whole Carrots cut in strips
  • 300 g Green beans cut into strips
  • Green and/or red bell pepper at least half, cut into strips
  • 2-3 leaves Kale chopped
  • ¼ whole Cabbage cut into shreds
  • 2 tbsp Fish sauce
  • 6 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Soak the vermicelli noodles in tepid water. Set aside for later.
  • Put oil in a heated pan or wok.
  • Put in the garlic. Saute until golden brown.
  • Put in the chicken. Fry for 10-15 minutes under medium heat.
  • Season with fish sauce.
  • When the chicken turns a bit charred, add in the onions.
  • When the onions sweat, add in the chicken liver. Stir for under a minute.
  • Put 1 cup of water. Allow to boil.
  • Add in all the vegetables.
  • Season with 3 tbsp of soy sauce.
  • Stir well until the veggies are cooked. Take care not to overcook them.
  • When they appear to be in a more vibrant color, scoop them out and let them rest.
  • Put the noodles in the pan.
  • Add the rest of the water and soy sauce.
  • Stir well until the noodles are cooked.
  • Season the dish with salt and pepper.
  • When the noodles are ready, put the vegetables on top.
  • Serve while hot.



We, Filipinos, love eating pancit! So much that we enjoy it with rice and/or bread. That’s carbs and carbs for you; and we just don’t care. It’s a yummy dish and that’s it.
Keyword Vermicelli noodles