Chai's Choices

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- It is the Sunrise Crew favorite day of the week. When Chef Chai sits down to cook with Grace Lee in a journey the travels around the Pacific Rim.

Pansit Noodles, Pilipino Style Noodles

Ingredients:          ½ pack pancit bihon noodles

½ lb shrimp, peeled and devein

1 cooked chicken breast, shredded

2 cups of chicken broth

1/4 cabbage, sliced into strips

1 onion, pealed and sliced

3 cloves of garlic, crushed and minced

1/3 cup scallions, cut into pieces

1 carrot, sliced into strips

2 tablespoons of cooking oil

3/4 cup diced celery

3 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons Oyster sauce

Salt and pepper to taste

5 pieces of calamansi or 1 lemon, sliced


~Soak the bihon noodles to soften for 10 minutes

~ In a non-stick sauté pan add vegetable oil, onions and garlic, cook for a minute.

~ Add shrimp and cook for another minute,  add the chicken broth, the shredded chicken breast and all the vegetables until cooked.

~ Mix in the bihon noodles and add the soy sauce, cook for about 5 minutes or until the noodles are soft.    Season with salt and pepper to taste and garnish with calamansi or lemon on the side. And squeeze in before serve.

Pork Guisantes


* 2 tbsp oil

* 1 onion, sliced

* 2 cloves garlic, minced

* 1 1/2 lb lean pork, sliced in small pieces

* 1 tbsp soy sauce

* 2 tbsp patis

* 2 cups water or chicken stock

* 1 bay leaf

* 3 oz. tomato paste

* 1 pkg (6 oz) frozen peas

* 1 cup Garbanzo beans

* 1 cup Pimientos, dices (pepper)

* Salt to taste


Heat oil in large skillet. Saute garlic, onions and pork until browned. Add soy sauce, patis, water and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until pork is tender, about 15 minutes. Add tomato paste, peas and pimientos. Simmer for 5 more minutes. Salt to taste.

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