Monday, July 21, 2014


Sopas is considered a comfort food for Filipinos, we grew up eating this almost every two weeks.  It can be served as a snack but it can also be a complete meal by itself.  We can always enjoy a warm bowl of milky Sopas on a rainy day or any day of the week.

I hope you will enjoy this recipe as much as we do in the family.


2 tbsps. Vegetable cooking oil
6-8 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 pcs. Med onion, chopped or sliced
1 whole chicken breast, boiled and shredded
3-5 tbsps patis
1-2 cups hotdog, sliced (or sausage)
1 ½ cups carrots, sliced
2 cups petchay baguio, sliced
2 cups, pasta noodles (elbow macaroni  or any pasta you prefer)
4-6 cups chicken broth
1 tbsp seasoning granules or broth cube (optional)
1-2 cups evaporated milk
Salt & pepper – as needed

Cooking Procedure :
1.     In a large cooking pot, saute garlic  until slightly browned, then add the onion, sauté it for a while until translucent, then put the shredded chicken, stir well, then add the fish sauce,  cover the pot  and simmer for a few minutes.   Then add the hotdog, let it cook for a while. 

2.     Then add the chicken broth, bring to a boil then put  the carrots, petchay baguio and pasta, stir gently and cover the pot.   Simmer over medium low heat for 10 minutes, then add the milk and seasoning granules (if needed).  Cook it for another 3minutes, add salt and pepper to taste.   Serve into individual bowls.  Enjoy!

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