Pancit Canton is a Filipino dish similar to Chow Mein based on noodles with vegetables and fish or meats. The term pancit or pansit refers to the simple flour and water (and sometimes egg) based noodles. There is also a seaweed version which is less common. You can read more about the many varieties of pancit canton here.
These noodles are dried and simply get steamed or reconstituted with the liquid in the recipe. Can can be boiled in water or broth for just a couple of minutes then added to the dish. These noodles do not need a 6-12 minute boiling time like a typical Italian pasta or American egg noodle.
These noodles are mostly found in Asian grocery stores or stores that cater to the Fillipino community. And you can purchase them here: Excellent Pancit Canton Noodles at Amazon. There are pre-flavored versions so unless you want an "instant" noodle make sure to look for brands that are the noodles only.
Wheat flour, coconut oil, egg powder, salt, artificial coloring.
There are hundreds of recipes on the web for many of the hundreds of pancit (noodle) recipes. Here is a recipe for a simple pancit canton using some simple vegetables and pancit canton noodles.
You man also like to visit RecipeNiJuan.com for more pancit canton recipes as well as other traditional Filipino foods.