Filipino Pancit Malabon Recipe Video

Pansit Malabon is a flavorful noodle dish that originated in the City of Malabon. This dish resembles the Pancit Palabok but the array of seafood toppings and the traditional tough and thick rice noodles distinguishes this dish.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Thick rice noodles1 Pound
 Pork belly1⁄2 Pound, boiled, sliced
 Annatto seeds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Diluted In 1/2 Cup Water Also Known As Annatto Water)
 Shrimp juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Fish sauce3 Tablespoon (Patis)
 Ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Tablespoon, minced
 Onion1 Medium, minced
 Shrimp1⁄2 Pound, shelled, cooked, halved lengthwise
 Adobong pusit1⁄4 Pound, sliced
 Pork rinds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pounded (Chicharon)
 Napa cabbage1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped then blanched (Peachay Baguio)
 Lemon piece1 , quartered
 Tinapa flakes3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Hard boiled eggs3 , sliced
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Toasted garlic2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 973 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.3%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 398.5 mg

Sodium 3237.3 mg134.9%

Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 58 g115.1%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 162.6%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 23.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook the noodles according to package instructions. If you are using the traditional Pancit Malabon noodles, you will need to soak it in water overnight before cooking. Set aside.

2. Make the sauce.

2.1. In a cooking pan or pot, sauté minced garlic and onion.
2.2. Add chopped boiled pork and cook for 3 minutes.
2.3. Add fish sauce and ground black pepper then stir.
2.4. Pour-in shrimp juice and annatto water and let boil.
2.5. Add pounded pork rinds (chicharon) then stir.
2.6. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes then turn off heat.

3. Place the cooked noodles in a large bowl then pour-in the sauce and mix well.

4. Transfer the sauce and noodle mixture in a wide serving plate and arrange the toppings.

5. Serve with lemon or calamansi and a lot of love. Share and enjoy!

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This video is in Filipino.