Pansit Bam-i Recipe

Pansit Bam-i a basic stir fry dish using a mix of vegetables, noodles and meats of your choice.


  • Diced chicken breast or pork
  • Canton noodles
  • Sotanghon or rice noodles
  • Crushed garlic
  • Sliced onion
  • Red or green pepper or both
  • Mushrooms
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Diced carrots
  • 200ml vegetables or meat stock
  • Spring onions (optional garnish)
  • Soy sauce
  • Fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

Quick and Easy Steps:

  1. Soak rice noodles in cold water.
  2. Fry meat for 10 -15 mins. then put on a plate and set aside. If you’re using pork, trim the fat, dice and fry first until brown before for a nice and crunchy taste.
  3. In the same pan, Sauté garlic and onions. Add more oil if needed.
  4. Add and fry carrots and peppers for 5 mins.
  5. Add the mushrooms and cabbage and continue stirring for another 3-5 mins.
  6. Put the meat back in the pan and add the vegetable stock, soy sauce, fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste and let it simmer for further 5 mins.
  7. Drained rice noodles and add to pan with canton noodles and simmer for 3-5 mins,  or until noodles are cooked but not soggy.
  8. Remove from pan and garnish with spring onions.


You can also add cooked chicken liver or cooked prawns, some add boiled eggs too depending on your preferences.