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Saucy Pancit Canton 1

Saucy Pancit Canton

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Saucy Pancit Canton is a type of stir fried noodle dish served with prawns, pork and vegetables on a bed of thick sauce. It lies somewhere between a normal Pancit Canton and Lomi where it’s not that soup nor it’s not that dry, it contains enough sauce just to bring all of those wonderful flavours.


  • 500 grams fresh yellow noodles
  • 150 g pork, thinly sliced
  • 3 pcs kani, sliced
  • 4 pcs shiitake, sliced
  • 15 pcs prawns
  • 1 large carrot, julienned
  • 3 stalks spring onions, sliced
  • 3 cups prawn juice, from pounded prawn shells and heads in water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 small shallots, sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • oil
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • lemon wedges or calamansi


  1. Prepare fresh yellow noodles by soaking it in boiling water for a minute. Drain, rinse with cold running water then set aside.
  2. Place wok in a high heat, add oil, and once hot add pork then stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove from wok then set it aside.
  3. Add more oil if needed then sauté the shallots and garlic, add the carrots and spring onions stir fry for a minute.
  4. Mix the cornstarch, prawn juice, soy sauce, oyster sauce and hoisin sauce, pour it into the wok. Bring to a boil and let the sauce thicken.
  5. Add the noodles and prawns, let the noodles absorb the liquid and cook for 2 minutes in high heat.
  6. Add the pork back in, then season with freshly ground black pepper and fish sauce.
  7. Place in a serving platter together with lemon wedges or calamansi slices.