Quick and Easy Pansit

Quick and Easy Pansit

"Pansit is a traditional Filipino dish similar to pad thai. I adapted this dish from my extended family's authentic pansit recipe, incorporating ingredients readily available at local supermarkets." --Kimberly Rackett, Franklin Square, NY

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


  • 1 none (8-ounce) package uncooked wide rice sticks (rice-flour noodles)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 none garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 none (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 none (9-ounce) package frozen French-cut green beans
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside.

Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and mushrooms to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add chicken, carrots, peas, and beans; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper, and noodles. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 303none
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 5.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 21.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 45.1g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 275mg
  • Calcium: 51mg

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