Bam-I, or Pancit Bisaya, is a Filipino noodle dish that originated in Central Visayas. Its main ingredients consists of two types of noodles – sotanghon and pancit canton. Using different kinds of noodles and mixtures of ingredients gives this dish a remarkable fusion of flavors.

Full Recipe:

Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 80g pancit canton
  • 140g sotanghon noodles, soak in water, then drain
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 carrots, chopped into cubes
  • 1/2 cup chicken (use breast part), sliced
  • 1/2 cup pork, sliced
  • 1 piece chinese sausage, sliced
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup carrot, sliced
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 pack Magic Sarap
  • 2 pcs bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 pc onion
  • 1 gloves garlic, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 5 pcs spring onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil


  1. Put oil into and saute pork belly with garlic and onions
  2. Add chicken breast and chinese sausage
  3. Put soy sauce and fish sauce
  4. Add oyster sauce and magic sarap
  5. Add the chicken stock and let it boil
  6. Add carrots, peas and bell pepper
  7. Add cabbage and a pinch of salt
  8. Mix the ingredients well until vegetables are cooked
  9. Drain and set aside for toppings later
  10. From the same cooking pan, put sotanghon and pancit canton
  11. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste
  12. Mix for 3 minutes until noodles are cooked
  13. Add-on the toppings and serve hot

Enjoy the dish!


Watch how to cook Special Pancit Bam-I

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