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Pancit Canton

Pancit Canton recipe made easy! Enjoy this tasty Filipino stir-fried noodles in 30 minutes! A complete noodle dish with shrimps, chicken livers, fish balls and medley of healthy vegetables. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Noodles
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: pancit canton, pancit canton recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 403kcal
Author: Mia


  • 200 grams pre-cooked wheat-flour egg noodles or dry wheat flour egg noodles
  • 300 grams chicken livers cut into small pieces
  • 300 grams shrimps unshelled, deveined
  • 100 grams fish ball halved
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cups vegetable stock or chicken broth
  • 1 tsp sugar optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup green beans sliced
  • 1 1/2jull cup carrots julienned
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper julienned
  • 3 cups cabbage chopped


  • Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Fry fish balls for 2 -3 minutes then remove from wok and set aside.
    4 tbsp cooking oil, 100 grams fish ball
  • Next, fry the shrimps for 2-3 minutes or until pinkish in color. Remove from wok and set aside.
    300 grams shrimps
  • Using the same wok and oil, sauté onion until limp then add garlic and cook until fragrant.
    1 medium onion, 3 cloves garlic
  • Add chicken livers and season with a pinch of salt. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until cooked through.
    300 grams chicken livers
  • Mix in carrots and green beans and cook for 3-4 minutes then pour vegetable stock, soy sauce, and oyster sauce.
    1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 cups vegetable stock, 1 1/2 cup green beans, 1 1/2jull cup carrots, 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • Stir to distribute ingredients and simmer for 5 minutes or until vegetables are soft but still crisp.
  • Add bell pepper, salt, sugar, and pepper. Stir then taste. Adjust seasoning if needed.
    1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup bell pepper, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • Tip in cabbage and mix in with other ingredients. Cook for 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove all ingredients and transfer in a bowl leaving the sauce in the wok.
    3 cups cabbage
  • Add pre-cooked wheat flour egg noodles and cook while stirring for 8-10 minutes or until soft. Add more water depending on how saucy you want it.
    200 grams pre-cooked wheat-flour egg noodles
  • Return cooked vegetables, chicken liver, shrimps and fish ball into the wok. Toss to distribute all ingredients then cook for additional minute while stirring to avoid burning the bottom.
  • Transfer pancit in a serving dish and serve while warm. Bon appetit!



Serving: 6servings | Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.8g | Protein: 32.7g | Fat: 14.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.3g | Cholesterol: 391mg | Sodium: 995mg | Potassium: 484mg | Fiber: 5.8g | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 8mg