Friday, June 3, 2011

CHOW MEIN

Cut in 1-inch strips 1 pound fresh pork or white meat of chicken, or lobster or crab meat, and cook in frying pan 5 minutes with 2 tablespoons fat. Add 1 cup water or stock mixed with 1 teaspoon cornstarch. Simmer 3 minutes or until, meat is tender. In another frying pan put 2 tablespoons fat, add 1 onion cut lengthwise in very fine pieces. Cook 3 minutes, add 1 bunch celery cut in very fine strips 2 inches long, and 1/4 pound dried mushrooms soaked 2 hours in Cold water, drained and cut in thin slices. Cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Combine mixtures, add 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper and Few grains cayenne. Pour over fried noodles.

If desired 1/2 pound bean sprouts may be cooked with the celery, and served in the Chow Mein.

With Chow Mein pass Soyu sauce.

Boiled rice may be served with Chow Mein or Chop Suey.

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