Sotanghon Guisado with Sesame Seeds

This is a really satisfying plate!

Sotanghon guisado with sesame seeds would be your ultimate comfort food. This is best when served hot. 

Sotanghon Guisado with Sesame Seeds
This is a really satisfying plate!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Asian
Servings 5


Sotanghon Guisado with Sesame Seeds

  • 200 Grams pork sliced into thin strips
  • 200 Grams Shrimp peeled and sliced
  • 3 cups shrimp stock
  • 1 medium carrot peeled and chopped
  • 1 Small Chinese cabbage (Baguio pechay) sliced
  • 400 Grams Chinese vermicelli (sotanghon)
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 big onion chopped roughly
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • Salt
  • vegetable oil for sauteeing
  • sesame seeds roasted
  • water
  • 7 pcs long beans (sitaw) sliced diagonally


  • First, marinade the sotanghon noodles in water for just a few minutes to soften. In a heated large cooking pan, put the oil. Add the onion and garlic. Saute for few minutes.
  • Add the sliced pork belly. Continue sauteeing until it becomes brown. Put the shrimps, hoisin sauce and soy sauce. Just continue the saute process for about 2-3 minutes and cover.
  • Pour the shrimp stock and water and bring to a boil. When it is boiling, drop the sotanghon noodles and let simmer until it becomes transparent or slightly cook.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Add the vegetables. Cover. Let cook for a couple of minutes. Leave a little bit of juice so it won t get dry.
  • Sprinkle a little of vegetable oil to make it shiny. Toss gently. Transfer immediately to a serving plate.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds on top. Serve and eat right away. Enjoy!
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