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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Misua is a Filipino noodle soup dish prepared with thin flour vermicelli noodles cooked with proteins such as pork, shrimps and chicken together with vegetables


Units Scale
  • 60 g misua (that’s around 3 bunches)
  • 1/2 cup pork belly, cubed
  • 1/2 cup shrimps
  • 6 pcs squid balls, quartered
  • 1 cup cabbage, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large red onion, minced
  • 1 liter chicken broth
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce
  • cooking oil
  • 1 pc patola (Luffa or Gourd), sliced (optional)


  1. In a pot saute garlic and onion in oil.
  2. Fry pork belly and fry until brown and crispy
  3. Add squid balls, fry until cooked.
  4. Add chicken broth and patola (if using) bring to a boil and simmer for 4 minutes
  5. Add misua, shrimps and cabbage then simmer for additional 2 minutes
  6. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper