Pancit

BY : PUBLISHED : April 29th, 2013 UPDATED: November 14th, 2021

The other day I was craving pancit.  It is one of my favorite dishes my mom makes.  But since switching to a plant based diet, I can no longer eat it.  I decided to find a way to make it plant based.  I was pleased with the outcome.  It is not exactly my mom's version, but it is close.  Pancit is great for potlucks, a side dish, or even a main dish.  You can use tofu, or seitan in this dish, or skip both.  Make sure you squeeze in some lemon juice, it gives it a great flavor boost. And of course, make sure you add sriracha! Enjoy.

Estimated Cost Per Serving: $1.35

Pancit 1

Pancit

Terrence Paschal
Pancit is great for potlucks, a side dish, or even a main dish.  
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 316 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ounces of Rice Noodles
  • 1 small Onion, diced
  • 2 Carrots, shredded
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks of Celery, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon of Mushroom Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon of Soy Sauce
  • ½ block of Extra Firm Tofu, pressed, drained and diced or 8oz of Seitan, diced
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 cups of Veggie Broth
  • 1 Tablespoon of Oil

Instructions
 

  • In a wok, or large pan, heat oil. cook onions, garilc, celery, tofu or seitan, and carrots.
  • When vegetables have softened, remove from pan and set aside in a bowl.
  • Add vegetable broth to wok, bring to a boil and add rice noodles, soy sauce, and mushroom soy sauce.
  • Once majority of broth has been absorbed, add vegetable mix to wok. Continue to cook until all broth has been absorbed.
  • Serve in bowls and garnish with lemon slices.

Notes

Pancit is great for potlucks, a side dish, or even a main dish.  You can use tofu, or seitan in this dish, or skip both.  Make sure you squeeze in some lemon juice, it gives it a great flavor boost. And of course, make sure you add sriracha! 

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 8gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 1616mgPotassium: 334mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 5692IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 61mgIron: 2mg
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About Terrence Paschal

Plant based food, micro brews, punk rock, and running are what I am about.

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