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Menu Plan for Fall II: Week 2, Wednesday

Egg Fu Yung
Sesame Chicken

Cooking time:  35 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     The Sesame Chicken is a side dish to the Egg Fu Yung rather than the main course.

Egg Fu Yung (Chinese Pancakes with Cabbage & Brown Rice)

Total time: 35 minutes
    If you cook the rice with water or vegetable stock, you have a lovely vegetarian main course.  The rice adds 'substance' to the egg although you really can't tell that it's there.  The cabbage retains just enough crunch.  They go together quickly if the rice is cooked in advance.

Egg Fu Yung Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Chicken Sesame Stir Fry  to accompany Egg Fu Yung   

Total time: 15 minutes
    I just do one, just to have a little something on the side with the Egg Fu Yung.

Chicken Sesame Stir Fry Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
small saucepan with lid for rice, large nonstick
skillet, 2 medium - large bowls, medium skillet,
food bag

Turn oven on low heat 200F (110C)
Cook rice
Chop onion, celery, garlic, water chestnuts
Slice cabbage
Sauté vegetables until tender
Cut chicken
Toss with cornstarch and sesame seeds
Heat broth, soy sauce , molasses for sauce

Remove vegetables, combine with rice
Finish sauce
Whisk eggs, stir into veg/rice mixture
Heat oil in 2 nonstick skillets (or do chicken first)
Start to make first batch of patties
Start to stir-fry chicken
Turn patties
Mind the chicken
Remove patties, chicken to platter
Keep warm in oven
Make second batch of patties
Turn patties
Remove patties
Serve, sauce on the side