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CATHAY CENTER RESTAURANT         

211 BRIDGE STREET (Rte. 3A)            

WEYMOUTH, MASS. 02191      Tel :  781-337-1856

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Recipes of the Month

CHICKEN WITH CHINESE VEGETABLES   (RECIPE #1)

Ingredients:

8-10 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts

1 tsp. salt                                                                                            

1/2 egg white, slightly beaten

2 tsp. cornstarch paste

4 tbsp. vegetable oil

6-8 small dried skiitake mushrooms, soaked in hot water

4 oz. canned sliced bamboo shoots

4 oz. snow peas

1 scallion, cut into short sections

few small pieces of fresh ginger

1 tsp. light brown sugar

1 tbsp. light soy sauce

1 tbsp. chinese rice wine or dry sherry

few drops of sesame oil

 

1.  Cut the chicken into thin slices, each about the size of an oblong postage stamp.  Place in a bowl and mix with a pinch of the salt, the egg white and the cornstarch paste.

 

2.  Heat the oil in a preheated wok, add the chicken and stir-fry over medium heat for about 30 seconds, then remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.

 

3.  Add the vegetable and ginger to the wok and stir-fry over high heat for about 1 minute.  Add the remaining salt, sugar and chicken.  Blend, then add the soy sauce and rice wine or dry sherry.  Stir for another minute.  Sprinkle with the sesame oil and serve.

 

PORK DUMPLINGS   (RECIPE  #2)

 

 

THESE DUMPLINGS, WHEN SHALLOW-FRIED, MAKE A GOOD FIRST COURSE TO A MULTICOURSE MEAL. THEY CAN ALSOBE STEAMED AND SERVED AS A ANACK OR POACHED IN LARGE QUANTITIES FOR A COMPLETE MEAL.

 

21/2 CUPS ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR, PLUS EXTRA FOR DUSTING

2 CUPS WATER

SALT

 

FOR THE FILLING

 

1 LB. BOK CHOY LEAVES OR WHITE CABBAGE

1 LB. GROUND PORK

1 TABLESPOON FINELY CHOPPED SCALLIONS

1 TEASPOON FINELY CHOPPED FRESH GINGER

2 TEASPOONS SALT

I TEASPOON LIGHT BROWN SUGAR

2 TABLESPOONS LIGHT SOY SAUCE

1 TABLESPOON DRY SHERRY WINE

2 TEASPOONS SESAME OIL

 

FOR THE DIPPING SAUCE

 

2 TABLESPOONS RED CHILI OIL

1 TABLESPOON LIGHT SOY SAUCE

1 TEASPOON FINELY CHOPPED GARLIC

1 TABLESPOON CHOPPED SCALLIONS