One recipe for Filipino pancit is provided by Pinch of Yum and yields 12 to 16 servings. The recipe uses pancit noodles, pork, mixed vegetables, soy sauce and bouillon.
To prepare this Filipino pancit recipe, gather 2 pounds of uncooked, authentic pancit noodles, and set them aside. If pancit noodles are unavailable, soak 2 pounds of vermicelli noodles in a pot of water for about 5 minutes or until they are soft. Cut 1 pound of lean pork into tiny pieces, and brown it in 1/2 cup oil along with six cloves of crushed garlic, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and one onion that has been minced. Add 6 cups of water and one pork bouillon cube to the pork, and bring the mixture to a low simmer.
Add 4 cups of sliced, mixed vegetable to the mixture, cooking for five to 10 minutes. The vegetables may include options such as bell peppers, cabbage, carrots and green onions. Add the uncooked pancit noodles to the mixture, letting them simmer until they soak up the broth. Serve immediately.
Other types of Filipino pancit recipes include pancit molo, pancit balabok and pancit bisaya. People in the Filipino culture often eat these dishes during birthday celebrations, as they believe they symbolize health and long life.