Pancit Bihon with Stir-Fried Ground Beef and Mixed Vegetables

  • 14 oz. bihon noodles (rice sticks), soaked for at least 15 minutes then drained
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables
  • 2 pcs. Knor beef cubes
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Mirin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp pure olive oil


1. In a wok or big skillet, stir fry garlic and onions in 2 Tbsp pure olive oil until onion is almost translucent.

2. Add ground beef. Stir fry until tender, about 10 minutes. Add one beef cube. Stir fry with beef until melted.

3. Add mixed veggies and mirin and stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove beef and vegetables from wok. Set aside.

4. In the same wok, pour and heat up remaining olive oil. Add beef cube and saute until melted. Add water and soy sauce. Bring to a boil.

5. Add noodles and keep on tossing to loosen the noodles. Add salt and pepper to suit your taste. Cook until noodles are almost tender. Add more water to cook the noodles if necessary.

6. Add beef and mixed vegetables. Keep on tossing until ingredients are well mixed and noodles are tender but firm. Do not overcook. 

7. Remove from heat. Serve hot with soy sauce and lemon.