Ingredients

  • Serves 2 people
  • 300 g coconut flesh grated

  • 150 g pork belly (cut into strips)

  • 150 g shrimps (shelled & deveined)

  • 200 ml coconut water

  • 3 shallots (sliced)

  • 30 g garlic (minced)

  • 100 g carrot (sliced into thin strips)

  • 75 g fine beans (sliced 1-inch long)

  • 150 g cabbage (shredded)

  • 1 ½ tbsp fish sauce

  • 1 large red chili

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

  • salt (to taste)

Pansit Buko Guisado (Coconut Noodles)
Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Pansit Buko Guisado (Coconut Noodles)

Add a splash of colour and wonder onto your dining table with a Filipino favorite -the Pancit Buko Guisado! While the name directly translates to “sautéed coconut noodles”, this dish does not contain any noodles but rather thin strips of coconut flesh, which well, looks like noodles! Prepare your taste buds for a big bang because this dish is a delicious hodge-podge of meat, prawns, and vegetables!
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Nuts
No Nuts
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Nuts
No Nuts
  • Easy
  • 5 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min
  • 2 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 2 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • 5 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Saute ingredients

    • In a pan on medium-high heat, heat up 2 tbsp vegetable oil and sauté minced garlic and sliced shallots until fragrant.
    • Add shrimps and pork belly to the pan. Season with 1½ tbsp fish sauce and stir-fry for 3 minutes.
    • Pour in coconut water and let it simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutes, until shrimps and pork belly is cooked.
    Saute ingredients


  2. Toss in vegetables

    • Add cabbage, carrots and fine beans. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes, until vegetables are cooked.
    • Add grated coconut flesh into pan and stir-fry for another 5 minutes, until coconut flesh takes on slight color from the sauce. Season to taste with salt, then remove from heat.

    (To save time and add flavour, you can also cook this dish in advance and let it simmer on medium-low heat until ready to serve)

    Toss in vegetables


Garnish and Serve!

Garnish with sliced large chili and serve hot. (If you can’t take spicy food, you may omit the chili padi in this dish)

Garnish and Serve!

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