Wednesday, 12 June 2013

PALABOK... wow

Pancit Palabok Recipe

Estimated preparation for toppings: 1 1/2 hours

Estimated cooking time for sauce & noodles: 40 minutes

Pansit Palabok Ingredients:

Palabok Noodles / Sauce

    1/2 kilo miki noodles

    1/2 kilo small crabs

    5 cloves of garlic, minced

    1 onion, chopped

    2 tablespoons of atchuete seeds or oil

    2 tablespoons of patis (fish sauce)

    4 tablespoons of cornstarch, dissolved in water

    1 teaspoon of monosodium glutamate (MSG)

    1 1/2 cups of water

Palabok Toppings

    Tinapa flakes (smoked fish)

    Cooked shrimps, shelled

    Squid adobo, sliced into rings

    Pork chicharon, grounded

    Spring onions, chopped

    Hard boiled eggs, shelled, sliced

    Fried garlic, minced

    Fresh calamansi (lemon), sliced

Pansit Palabok Cooking Instructions:

    Extract fat and meat from clean crabs, set aside.

    Pound crab and extract juice on 1 1/2 cups of water

    On a pan, sauté garlic and onions until golden brown then add crab fat, crab meat, 1 1/2 cups of

crab wash, patis and MSG. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

    Add corn starch and continue to simmer while constantly stirring until thick.

    Put miki noodles in a strainer and dip in boiling water for 5 minutes or until cooked.

    Lay drained noodles on a platter and pour the palabok sauce. Garnish with toppings and serve.

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