Steamed slivered chicken and vegetables

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Lily buds
4 \N Chinese red dates
4 \N Dried black mushrooms
2 tablespoons Cloud Ear mushrooms
1 \N (large) chicken breast
¼ cup Bamboo shoots
6 \N Water chestnuts
2 \N Or
3 slices Fresh ginger root
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Sherry
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Sugar
1 dash Pepper
3 drops Sesame oil; more or less

1. Separately soak dried lily buds, red dates, and black and cloud ear mushrooms.

2. Skin, bone and sliver chicken breast. Place in a shallow heatproof dish.

3. Sliver bamboo shoots. Mince water chestnuts, ginger root, soaked black mushrooms and red dates. Coarsely chop soaked lily buds and cloud ear mushrooms. Combine in a bowl.

4. In a cup, combine soy sauce, sherry, salt, sugar, pepper and sesame oil.

Add to bowl and blend well.

5. Spread mixture over slivered chicken. Steam until done (10 to 15 minutes). See "How-to Section". VARIATION: For the chicken, substitute pork. Steam until cooked through (30 to 40 minutes).

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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