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garlic bihon recipe
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Garlic Bihon Recipe

Easy pancit bihon with lots of garlic.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fiipino
Keyword: filipino pancit, instant noodles, pancit bihon
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 491kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • ¾ lb. bihon noodles
  • 1 piece Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 8 ounces chicken
  • 1 1/4 cups green onion chopped
  • 1 cup carrot Julienne
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 1 head garlic crushed and chopped
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 3 tablespoons annatto seeds
  • 4 cups water
  • Fish sauce and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Pour water into a cooking pot. Let boil. Add chicken. Boil for 35 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from the pot. Let it cool down. Shred the chicken (separate meat from bones). Set the shredded meat aside.
  • Add annatto seeds into the pot with chicken stock. Cover the pot, boil for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Heat oil on a wide pan. Add garlic. Cook until the garlic turns golden brown in color.
  • Remove half of the garlic from the pan. Set it aside.
  • Continue cooking using the remaining garlic. Add onion and celery into the pan. Sauté until the onion softens.
  • Add shredded chicken. Sauté for 1 minute.
  • Pour the chicken stock into the pot while filtering the annatto seeds using a strainer or kitchen sieve. Let boil.
  • Add Knorr Chicken Cube. Stir.
  • Add carrot and half of the total green onions. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add bihon noodles. Cover the pan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Toss noodles and continue to cook until liquid gets totally absorbed.
  • Season with ground black pepper and fish sauce (patis). Toss. Adjust heat to low. Cover the pan and cook for 1 ½ minutes.


Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5792IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg