Pancit With Quail Eggs ~ Filipino Quail Eggs

Pancit With Quail Eggs

Pancit is the perennial item on the Filipino dining table. Quail eggs are very famous in Philippine, its tastes more, once you have tested, then you will make your favorite for sure.

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  • 500g fresh egg noodles
  • 200g pork belly, sliced
  • 100g skinless shrimp
  • 1 dozen quail eggs, hard boiled
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 head cabbage, julienned
  • 1 bunch French beans, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • Fish sauce
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Lemon or calamansi
  • Salt

Making Process

1. Cook fresh noodles according to packet instructions. Drain the set aside.

2. Season pork with salt then heat up a wok. Add oil then fry pork belly until brown and crispy, remove from wok then set aside.

3. In the same wok, sauté garlic and onions.

4. Add in the shrimp then stir fry for a minute.

5. Add carrots, French beans and cabbage then stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove from the wok then set aside.

6. Mix cornstarch with 1 cup of stock then set it aside. Pour 4 cups of chicken stock, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce and soy sauce, bring it to a boil. Once boil, pour the cornstarch mixture and simmer until sauce thickens. Flavor with fish sauce if needed then season with freshly ground black pepper.

7. Fold in the noodles and half of the vegetable mixture in the wok, turn of the heat then place in a plate.

8. Top with remaining vegetable mixture and quail eggs.


Best serve with lemon or calamansi on the side.


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7 comments… add one

  • Priya Kheroun Tessy April 12, 2014, 4:23 pm

    Lovely, you made me hungry. Feel like making it right now! !

  • Cindy April 12, 2014, 4:23 pm

    my fav noodles.. nice presentation.. colorful too

  • Laboni April 12, 2014, 4:24 pm

    Tasty yummy

  • Irene Ubas April 12, 2014, 4:25 pm

    made it ! ate it ! love it !

  • Andrew April 14, 2014, 11:55 am

    Really awesome picture.

  • Subashini April 22, 2014, 10:30 am

    Looks yummy, awesome presentation

  • Ilke April 23, 2014, 8:53 am

    This is a great site! All good recipes of the world are in one place. Never had a Filipino dish. It looks so filling!


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