Recipe by lola
"Use sotanghon (bean thread noodles) or bihon (thin rice noodles) in this dish. Both are equally delicious."
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dried shiitake mushrooms
bean thread noodles (cellophane noodles)
1 1/2 teaspoons
salt and pepper to taste
2 (14.5 ounce) cans
green onions, chopped
Great recipe. A bit time consuming because of making the shredded chicken but so delicious I've made it a few times now (and I'm very picky about recipes when they take over 45 minutes to make). Achiote powder was hard to find. You might look for it under Annatto seed instead if you can't find it (it's a bright red powder). This flavor is what really makes this dish, in my opinion.
I used oyster ear mushrooms and turmeric (it was all I had) and added shredded cabbage to the boil (for the fiber ;) ). I dipped a warm hard roll in it, added a light salad and some iced tea. More than a meal. I thought it was an excellent recipe and far better even than I expected.
This had a wonderful flavor. I couldnt find achiote powder so i used achiote paste and it didnt desolve well, but it was still very tasty. I think next time ill add a bit more broth because i like it a little more soupy. Im half filipino so this was a comforting and nostalgic dish.
This was comfort food to me...similar to my Mom's. The older I get the more I want to learn Filipino recipes for my daughter to eat since she is mestiza. A little time consuming but worth it... I couldn't find the achiote powder but I found the seed so I crushed it to powder (be careful it may stain). I will have to try it with cabbage and carrots next time. I like my veggies. Also, my mom adds ginger to her recipe. Super tasty!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 205
** Calories from Fat: 74
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