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Yellow Cab's Charlie Chan Pasta 1

Yellow Cab’s Charlie Chan Pasta

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Yellow Cab’s Charlie Chan Pasta is a fusion dish of spaghetti noodles prepared like an Asian stir fried noodle where it is cooked with soy sauce, chikcen, mushrooms and peanuts.




  • 500 g spaghetti, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 1 whole chicken breast, cubed
  • 6 pcs dried shiitake mushrooms,
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • spring onions, chopped
  • peanut oil



  1. Rehydrate shiitake mushrooms in 1 cup of boiling water for 30 minutes. Remove mushrooms from water then thinly slice them then set it aside, reserve the liquid.
  2. In a bowl combine all sauce ingredients together
  3. In a wok add peanut oil then sauté onions and garlic.
  4. Add the chicken and mushrooms then stir fry until chicken is cooked.
  5. Add in the cooked pasta in the wok, stir fry for a minute.
  6. Pour sauce add the peanuts, mix well then continue to stir fry for 3-4 minutes. If it’s to dry add a bit of the mushroom water.
  7. Garnish with chopped spring onions then serve.