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.
- 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
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.