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Pancit Molo Recipe (Molo Soup)
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Pancit molo recipe (Molo Soup)

This Pancit Molo recipe is definitely a Chinese influence since the Chinese traders introduced a lot of Chinese dishes to the Filipinos. This Chinese wonton soup is originally from Molo town, an old Chinese town in the Province of Iloilo.
Course Soup
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Molo, Soup, Wonton
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 433kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


Ingredients (wonton)

  • 250 g ground pork
  • 250 g shrimps chopped
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 package Wonton Wrappers
  • 25g chives chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt

Ingredients (molo soup)

  • 1 chicken breast boiled and flaked
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bunch spring onions chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • fish sauce
  • pepper
  • fried garlic
  • Leftover Wonton Wrappers
  • Sesame oil


method (wonton)

  • In a bowl combine all the ingredients except for the molo wrapper.
  • Put some filling on the middle of the molo wrapper then fold and pinch and close the sides to seal. (here is a good guide from my blogger friend Nami at Just One Cookbook)
  • Set aside.

method (molo soup)

  • In a pot heat oil then sauté garlic and onions.
  • Add chicken then stir fry for a bit.
  • Pour in the broth, and then bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling add the prepared wontons.
  • Simmer for 3 minutes then add the leftover wonton wrappers then simmer for additional 2 minutes.
  • Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper
  • Top with spring onions, fried garlic, and drizzle with sesame oil.


Calories: 433kcal