His Filipino food favorites are pork sinigang (pork in sour broth) and pancit. That's why I prepare it often.
Tonight, I'm going to share my recipe of chicken pancit bihon. Pancit is a stir-fried noodle dish common in the Philippines of Chinese origin. Sometimes we refer to it as "Asian spaghetti". It's delicious and easy to make.
I wanted to post this last night but didn't get around to doing it. This is why:
SHEY & RIC'S SERIES OF SILLY, SPONTANEOUS EVENTS
1. Tuned in to American Idol
2. They featured Motown music
3. Smokey Robinson was the mentor
4. My hubby is a fan
5. Got carried away
6. Muted TV during commercials
7. Selected Motown music from voluminous collection
8. Cranked up the speakers:"I Wish" by Stevie Wonder
9. Dancin, groovin and shakin
10.Back to the show
11.Anoop gently crooned
12.Commercials, muted TV
13.Another Motown music by The Temptations
14.Shakin and groovin'
15.Back to the show
16.Adam's soulful rendition
17.Commercials and more music
18.Repeat scene with different Motown music each time:
* Tell Me Something Good by Chaka Khan;
* Shaft Theme by Isaac Hayes;
* Get Ready by Rare Earth
19.Groove, shake, dance, groove
20.Simon draws a mustache on Paula
21.Commercials, repeat scene
22.American Idol wraps up for the night
23.Music way past the show
24.Getting tired, Phew!
25.Got to post my recipe
27.Saved as draft
28.Went to Bed
29.Another day of studies
So, okay here's the recipe. (Finally!)
* 6 oz rice sticks
* 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
* 2 tbsp. minced garlic
* 1/2 medium onion, sliced
* 3 pieces deboned chicken thighs, sliced thinly
* 1/2 cup carrots,shredded
* 2 tablespoons soy sauce
* a dash of pepper & thyme
* 1 cup chicken broth
* 1 cup cabbage, shredded
* 2 stalks spring onions
* 1 kalamansi or lemon
1. Soak rice sticks for 10 minutes or until softened and then drain. Set aside.
2. Heat oil, then sauté garlic and sliced onion until translucent.
3. Add the chicken, stir-fry for 2 minutes and then cover for about 8 minutes until chicken is tender & its juices come out.
4. Add the carrots and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
5. Stir in the soy sauce and a dash of pepper & thyme.
6. Pour broth into the pan and add the rice sticks. Mix ingredients well.
7. Adjust to low heat then cover the pan. Cook for about 10 minutes and until the liquid is absorbed.
8. Add the cabbage until cooked.
9. If it looks too dry, pour more chicken broth.
10.Garnish with spring onions. Squeeze kalamansi or lemon on top. Enjoy!