Batchoy has its origins among the Chinese immigrants of La Paz, Iloilo.
a noodle soup
stylistically spelled batchoy; sometimes spelled bachoy
from the Hokkkien Chinese baq cui, meaning pieces of meat
Ingredients of La Paz Batchoy: animal liver, spleen, kidney, heart, crushed pork cracklings, vegetables, miki noodles
* There is the slang word batchoy, which is short for tabatsoy (chubby person).