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Mu Shu Pork

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Ingredients
  Soy sauce 8 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Dry sherry 5 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Cornstarch 4 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Boneless lean pork 8 Ounce, cut into matchstick pieces
  Dried mushrooms 3
  Dried wood ear 2
  Vegetable oil 7 Teaspoon (Divided)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Minced fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Canned sliced bamboo shoots 4 Ounce, cut into matchstick pieces (1/2 Of 8-Ounce Can, 1/2 Cup)
  Carrot 1 Small, shredded
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bean sprouts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green onions 2 , cut into 1 1/2 inch silvers
  Hoisin sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mandarin pancakes 16
Directions

For marinade, combine 2 teaspoons of the soy sauce, 2 teaspoons of the sherry and 1 teaspoon of the cornstarch in large bowl.
Add pork and stir to coat.
Let stand 30 minutes.
Place dried mushrooms and wood ears in small bowl and cover with hot water.
Let stand 30 minutes.
Drain and squeeze out excess water.
Cut off and discard mushroom stems; cut caps into thin slices.
Pinch out hard nobs from center of wood ears and discard; cut wood ears into thin strips.
Heat 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil in small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 1/2 of eggs and tilt skillet to cover bottom.
Cook just until egg is set.
Loosen edges, turn omelet over and cook other side 5 seconds.
Remove from skillet and repeat with another 1/2 teaspoon oil and remaining egg.
When omelets are cool, cut in half.
Stack halves and cut cross wise into 1/8 inch wide strips.
For sauce, combine remaining 6 teaspoons soy sauce, 3 teaspoons sherry and 3 teaspoons cornstarch in small bowl.
Add the water, sugar and sesame oil; mix well.
Heat remaining 6 teaspoons vegetable oil in wok or large skillet over high heat.
Add ginger and stir once.
Add pork and stir-fry until meat is no longer pink, about 2 minutes.
Add mushrooms, wood ears, bamboo shoots, carrot and chicken broth.
Stir and toss 2 minutes.
Add bean sprouts and onions; stir-fry 1 minute.
Stir cornstarch mixture; pour into wok and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce bubbles and thickens.
Stir in omelet strips.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Pork

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