Transform Your Lucky Me! Pancit Canton with These 3 Asian Recipes

Put a different spin to your Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton with these Asian-inspired recipes.
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Difficulty
Easy
Servings
1 serving
Prep Time
05 Mins
Active Time
15 Mins

What’s your go-to Lucky Me! Pancit Canton flavor? We all have one. Maybe you like the mild Kalamansi and its fiery twin Chilimansi; maybe you prefer the hotter Sweet and Spicy or Extra Hot Chili.

In any case, the good old Original is probably the last flavor that comes to mind when you think of your favorite pancit canton.

You might find it plain compared to its strongly flavored siblings, but the Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton has more to offer than you might think! Its mellow base flavor is exactly what makes it special. It’s delicious on its own, and even better when you dress it up and custom-fit to your personal taste.

Make it creamy, sweet, spicy, cheesy. Add your favorite toppings, make it saucy, fry it up—anything your heart desires!

Have you seen Lucky Me! Pancit Canton Original combo videos online? We have! In this article, we’ll share top recipes you can make at home to satisfy your #Sarapiness cravings.

Sauce first, noodles after.

How to Prepare Lucky Me! Pancit Canton—the Right Way

PRO TIP: Before you jazz up your Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton, you need to know the best way to prepare it. Here’s how:

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Not a simmer, a boil!
  2. Add noodles and boil for 3 minutes. Make sure every bit is submerged in the boiling water!
  3. While the noodles are boiling, prepare the sauce. Add seasoning powder, sauce, and oil into a mixing bowl. Stir together with a fork or spoon until a smooth, emulsified sauce is formed.
  4. Strain noodles and add straight into sauce. Toss until fully coated. Serve hot.

Now that you know how to cook the Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton, here are three great ways to spice it up for the ultimate #Sarapiness.

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Cheesy Korean Noodles

This recipe is for the cheese lovers! Inspired by cheesy Korean ramen, we’re going hard on the cheese. The Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton’s savory flavor is perfect to pair with a creamy emulsified cheese sauce. An egg on top gives extra richness and a silky, velvety texture.

Togarashi (a Japanese spice blend) adds a mild kick of heat. If you can’t find togarashi, you can sub with a pinch of cayenne pepper or chili powder. A light drizzle of chili oil works, too!

Cheesy Korean Noodles

  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 pack Lucky Me! Original Pancit Canton
  • ¼ cup cheese spread
  • ¼ tsp togarashi or cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup grated cheddar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup grated mozzarella
1

Make cheesy noodles: Pour 1 cup water and milk in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook noodles for 2 minutes. Once noodles are slightly tender but not fully cooked, add Lucky Me! Pancit Canton seasoning packet, cheese spread, togarashi or cayenne, and grated cheddar. Mix to combine. Allow to simmer for 2 minutes, or until half the liquid has reduced.

2

Finish and serve: Crack egg into noodles and sprinkle mozzarella on top. Cover with lid. Turn off the heat, and allow to steam for 1 minute. Remove lid and mix thoroughly with a fork or chopsticks. Serve hot.

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Pancit Canton Okonomiyaki

Turn your Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton into okonomiyaki, a Japanese savory pancake! Mix it with a simple batter and crisp it up on a pan. Shredded cabbage adds extra crunch, while pickled ginger (optional but highly recommended!) adds a tangy freshness. Finish with a zigzag of tonkatsu sauce and Kewpie mayo on top of the light, crispy pancake.

Pancit Canton Okonomiyaki

  • 1 pack Lucky Me! Original Pancit Canton
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp dashi powder (optional)
  • ¼ cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 tbsp Japanese pickled ginger (optional)
  • 3 strips bacon
  • 2 tbsp tonkatsu (Bull-Dog ) sauce or oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp Kewpie mayo
1

Cook noodles: Cook noodles according to package instructions. Allow to cool in a mixing bowl.

2

Make okonomiyaki batter: Whisk together flour, egg, dashi powder, and ½ cup water in a large mixing bowl. Add shredded cabbage and pickled ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly to combine.

3

Cook okonomiyaki: Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Spread cooked Lucky Me! Pancit Canton noodles in the pan into a flat, even layer. Pour vegetable batter evenly on top to form a pancake. Place bacon slices in an even layer on top of the pancake. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until the bottom is golden brown. Carefully flip and cook the other side for another 3 minutes.

4

Serve: Slide onto a plate and drizzle tonkatsu sauce and Kewpie mayo on top. Serve hot.

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Charlie Chan Noodles

Craving Yellow Cab’s iconic Charlie Chan pasta? Game! A quick and easy peanut sauce can turn your Original Lucky Me! Pancit Canton into a sweet, spicy,  peanut-y, and absolutely addicting dish.

Charlie Chan Noodles

  • 1 pack Lucky Me! Original Pancit Canton
  • ½ tbsp peanut butter
  • ½ tbsp chili oil
  • ⅓ tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp chopped peanuts
1

Prepare sauce: Combine seasoning packet, peanut butter, chili oil, soy sauce, and rice vinegar in a mixing bowl. Stir to combine and set aside.

2

Add noodles: Cook noodles according to package instructions. Quickly transfer cooked noodles to sauce, and stir well to fully coat. Top with chopped peanuts. Serve hot.