Pancit Lucban with Lechon Kawali. Pancit Lucban or Pansit Habhab is a special pancit from Lucban, Quezon. Similar to any Pancit dish Pancit Lucban is serve on special celebrations like the Pahiyas Festival or in the household during special occasions.
Pancit Lucban is also the most popular street food in Lucban, served in banana leaf and with vinegar instead of kalamasi or lemon, eaten straight from the banana leaf, that is how it was named Pancit Habhab.
Of course Pancit Lucban or Pancit Habhab is not only served during the Pahiyas Festivals, it is also can be serve for our Christmas and New Year Celebrations. Basically Pansit Lucban is a very simple pancit noodles dish, but it could be made special by adding ingredients like in our Pancit Lucban with Lechon Kawali. Do not be afraid to add any of your regular or special pancit ingredients.
Here is the recipe of my Pancit Lucban with Lechon Kawali.
200 grams lechon kawali, cut into large strips
150 grams pork liver, boiled, sliced
200 grams medium size shrimp, shelled
1 kilo Lucban miki noodles
1 medium size carrot, skinned, julienned
1 medium size sayote, skinned, julienned
3 big bundles pechay, trimmed, cut crosswise
200 grams sitsaro, trimmed
1/2 head garlic, crushed , coarsely chopped, leaving some peels
1 medium size onion, peeled, chopped
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup oyster sauce
ground black pepper
broth from boiling the pork and shrimp heads
vinegar or kalamansi juice
white onion rings for garnish
In a large wok, sauté garlic and onion. Add pork liver and shrimp and stir for 1 to 2 minutes. Add in the soy sauce, oyster sauce and ground black pepper, continue to stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add 4 to 6 cups of broth from boiling the pork and shrimp shells and heads, let boil and simmer for3 to 5 minutes. Add in miki noodles, the carrots and sayote, stir cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until noodles are soft and have absorb most of the broth add more stock if necessary. Add all the rest of the vegetables and half of the lechon kawali, continue to stir and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Cover wok for 1 to 2 minutes to continue to steam cook the noodles and vegetables. Serve with white onion rings garnish and with vinegar or kalamansi.