Turkey chow mein (turkey

Yield: 100 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6 gallons WATER
1½ gallon STOCK; CHICKEN
45 pounds TURKEY BNLS RAW FZ
8 pounds CELERY FRESH
6 pounds CABBAGE WHITE FRESH
12 pounds ONIONS DRY
6½ pounds BEANS SPROUTS #10
1 pounds STARCH EDIBLE CORN
4½ pounds NOODLE CHOW MEIN #10
3 cups SHORTENING; 3LB
2 teaspoons PEPPER BLACK 1 LB CN
9 BAY LEAVES
2 tablespoons GINGER GROUND
2 cups SOY SAUCE
9 tablespoons SALT TABLE 5LB

1. THAW TURKEY.

2. PLACE TURKEY IN STEAM-JACKETED KETTLE OR STOCK POT; COVER WITH WATER; ADD SALT AND BAY LEAVES. BRING TO A BOIL; REDUCE HEAT; SIMMER 3-4 HOURS OR UNTIL TENDER (180F).

3. REMOVE TURKEY; STRAIN STOCK; RESERVE STOCK FOR USE IN STEP 6.

4. CUT INTO 1" PIECES. SET ASIDE FOR USE IN STEP 6.

5. SAUTE ONIONS, CELERY AND CABBAGE IN SHORTENING OR SALAD OIL 5 MINUTES.

6. ADD TURKEY AND SAUTEED VEGETABLES TO STOCK; COVER; SIMMER 10 MINUTES.

7. DRAIN BEAN SPROUTS; SET ASIDE FOR USE IN STEP 10. RESERVE LIQUID FOR USE IN STEP 8.

8. COMBINE RESERVED BEAN SPROUT LIQUID WITH CORNSTARCH TO MAKE A SMOOTH PASTE; ADD GINGER, PEPPER, SOY SAUCE AND MOLASSES.

9. ADD LIQUID MIXTURE SLOWLY TO HOT MEAT MIXTURE, STIRRING CONSTANTLY.

COOK

5 TO 8 MINUTES OR UNTIL THICKENED.

10. ADD BEAN SPROUTS; MIX WELL; BRING TO A SIMMER.

11. SERVE 1 CUP (2-NO. 8 SCOOP) CHOW MEIN OVER ⅓ CUP NOODLES.

NOTE: 1. IN STEP 5: 13 LB 5 OZ DRY ONIONS A.P. WILL YIELD 12 LB SLICED ONIONS. 11 LB FRESH CELERY A.P. WILL YIELD 8 LB CELERY PIECES. 7 LB 8 OZ FRESH CABBAGE A.P. WILL YIELD 6 LB CABBAGE COARSELY CUT.

NOTE: 2. IN STEP 5, 1 LB 8 OZ (2 QT) DEHYDRATED ONIONS MAY BE USED. SEE RECIPE NO. A-11.

NOTE: 3. IN STEP 7, 6-NO. 303 CN CANNED BEAN SPROUTS MAY BE USED.

NOTE: 4. TWO NO. 8 SCOOPS MAY BE USED. SEE RECIPE NO. A-4.

NOTE: 5. CHICKEN CHOW MEIN MAY BE SERVED OVER HOT RICE (SEE RECIPE NO.

E-5)

OMIT STEP 11.

Recipe Number: L16002

SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP

From the <Army Master Recipe Index File> (actually used today!).

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