June marks the 111th anniversary of Philippine independence from Spain. That's meant parades and parties all month for the Filipino community around the world. Norma Manankil from the Chicago area shares her recipe for Pansit Guisado, a popular dish in the Filipino diet. Pansit Guisado Use Rice noodles soaked in lukewarm water for 2 or 3 minutes until pliable; then, drain. Saute garlic and slice onions, mix together. Add sliced meat, chicken breast, beef, pork or shrimp (optional). Season with a tablespoon of soy sauce and black pepper. Add vegetables, normally cabbage , celery and carrots or any vegetables you want. Stir and add a cup of chicken stock . Combine all. Spread noodles on top, and season again with tablespoon of soy sauce and pepper. Squeeze one-half of lemon juice on top. Let the vegetable mixture steam the noodles for a minute or so. Then, mix all.
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