Pansit Bato, Pansit Bicol Special. If you are health buff Pansit Bato noodles has a healthier option. Pansit Bato dried noodles are also available fortified with vegetables. The noodle colors are indicative of what type of vegetable are added to the ingredients of the dried Pansit Bato. For green it is fortified with malungay, for yellow with kalabasa and orange with carrots.
We do have already a recipe of Pansit Bato, Pansit Bicol in the archives, that recipe uses the original Pansit Bato dried noodles and cooked with regular ingredients similar to our regular pansit ginisado recipes.
For today’s Pansit Bato, Pansit Bicol Special version, I used Malungay Pansit Bato mixed with the Original Pansit Bato, both noodles used are the flat dried noodles. Extra ingredients were also used, these includes additional vegetables and oyster sauce to make our Pansit Bato, Pansit Bicol Special.
Here is the recipe of my version of Pansit Bato, Pansit Bicol Special, try it.
1/2 kilo Malungay Pancit Bato dried flat noodles
1/4 kilo Original Pancit Bato dried flat noodles
200 grams pork, boiled, cut into strips
100 grams chicken, boiled, cut into strips
100 grams chicken liver, boiled, fried
200 medium size shrimp, shelled
1/2 head garlic, peeled, chopped
2 medium size onion, peeled, chopped
1 medium size carrot, skinned, cut into strips
1 medium size red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 bunch sitsaro, snow peas, trimmed
1 bunch green beans, trimmed, sliced diagonally
1 bunch young corn, trimmed, sliced diagonally
1/2 small cabbage, shredded
1 stalk celery, trimmed, sliced diagonally
1/3 cup fish sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup oyster sauce
Knorr liquid seasoning
salt and pepper
In a large wok, sauté onion and garlic. Add pork and chicken, stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until meat start to sizzle, Add soy sauce, fish sauce and a dash of pepper and stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add in the young corn and shrimps, continue to stir cook for another 1 to 2 minutes. Add 10 to 12 cups of broth from boiling of the pork and shrimp shells and heads, let boil and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Add in the Pancit Bato noodles stir cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until the noodles are soft and have absorb most of the broth add more stock if necessary. Correct saltines if required. Add all the remaining vegetables and the chicken liver, stir and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until the vegetables are just cooked. Season to taste with the Knorr liquid seasoning. Serve with kalamansi.