Pancit (with bok choy)

This recipe is a modification of “Pork and Shrimp Pancit” on It is a favorite of 6 year old Thomas and is quick and easy to make.

1 pkg (6-8 oz) rice noodles
vegetable or olive oil
1 small onion, minced
few cloves garlic, minced
small piece fresh ginger, minced
about 2 cups of chicken, cooked and diced
a handful of cooked small shrimp
4-8 cups of bok choy, chopped
3 Tbs fish sauce (or oyster sauce)
1/4 cup chicken broth
red pepper flakes to taste
1/4 cup chopped green onion

1. Soak rice noodles in hot water for 20 minutes. Drain.
2. Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a wok or heavy skillet over med/high heat. Saute noodles for 1 minute.
3. Transfer to the serving bowl.
4. Add another few tablespoons of oil to the skillet. Saute onion, garlic, ginger, shrimp and pork for 1 minute (or until cooked if starting with raw chicken/shrimp). Stir in bok choy, fish sauce and broth. Season with pepper flakes. Cover and cook briefly (about 1 minute) until bok choy is wilted. Spoon over noodles and garnish with green onion.