Sotanghon Recipe

Sotanghon recipe is a popular soup in the Philippines which commonly served with puto (filipino rice caked). Sotanghon has a big similarity with pancit recipes (bihon)because the main ingrdient for both of them is a noodle. But unlike with bihon which are usually dry, pancit sotanghon recipe has a broth. This dishes always prepared during new year mid-evening meal (media noche) because for the belief that it will good luck for the succeding year to come. Anyway here is my method of cooking for this flavorful soup dishes- sotanghon .

Sotanghon Recipe Ingredient:

  • 1/2 kg Sotanghon noodle
  • 1/2 kg Chicken breast, boiled and flaked on 6 glass of water (set aside broth)
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 pc onion ,chop
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp Patis
  • 100 gram shredded cabbage
  • 100 gram carrot, julienne
  • Tengang daga (a variety of mushroom)
  • 2 Chicken cubes
  • 2 tbsp ground pepper (optional)
  • Hard boiled egg, deshell
  • Atsuete oil
Procedure of Cooking:

In a casserole, boil sotanghon noodle and simmer for 5 minute. Drain and set aside. In a separate casserole with oil, sautee garlic, onion, flaked chicken, tengang daga, carrot,  and patis, cover and simmer for 10 - 15 minute. Add chiken broth, boil and simmer. Add previously boiled noodle, cabbage, chicken cubes, ground pepper, vetsin,salt to taste and atsuete oil for coloring.

Served hot sotanghon recipe with hard boiled egg at the top. Best eaten with puto. (filipino rice caked)