Pancit Bihon Palabok

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1 2/3 cups (416.7ml) Water
  • 2 tsps. (7g) Atsuete seeds
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. (5ml) Fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. (5g) Garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup (80g) Pork, ground
  • 1/4 cup (20g) Tinapa, flaked
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Water
  • 3 cups (600g) Pancit Bihon noodles, boiled
  • 1/3 cup (50g) Tofu, cubed, fried
  • 1/4 cup (30g) Chicharon, pork, pounded
  • 1/3 cup (100g) Shrimp, frozen, boiled
  • 2 pcs. (100g) Egg, hard boiled, sliced
  • 1/3 cup (25g) Spring onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. (5g) Garlic, minced, toasted


  1. BOIL. In a pot, boil water and atsuete seeds for 5 minutes. Strain and discard seeds, add AJI-NO-MOTO® and fish sauce then simmer for 3 minutes.
  2. SAUTÉ. On a separate pot, heat oil. Saute garlic, ground pork, and tinapa then add the atsuete mixture, let it boil for 3 minutes. Combine cornstarch and water then pour in the pot. Mix and simmer for 3 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Set aside.
  3. ASSEMBLE. On a serving plate, assemble noodles, add the sauce mixture. Top with tofu, chicharon, shrimp, egg, spring onion, and toasted garlic.
  4. SERVE. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Use annatto seeds with lye water for easier color extraction in water.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 20 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 3/4 cup noodles, 1/2 cup sauce, 1/4 cup toppings (239.4g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Shrimp has Iodine which is needed in preventing Thyroid problems such as Goiter.


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