Moo Goo Gai Pan

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Aug. 01, 2012

Step into our Chinese Kitchen with Jackie Fu. She takes us through the steps needed to create the Chinese restaurant favorite, Moo Goo Gai Pan. Jackie teaches us a few Chinese words along the way, too, including the three attributes every good Chinese dish should have.


Salt 1/2 Teaspoon ((To marinade chicken))
Water or chicken broth 2 Tablespoon ((To marinade chicken))
Cornstarch 1/4 Teaspoon ((To marinade chicken))
Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon ((To marinade chicken))
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , finely chopped or minced
Napa chinese cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs) , cut to bite size
Broccoli 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , cut to bite size
Mushrooms 8 Medium , sliced
Green pepper 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , cut to bite size
Celery 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Carrot 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Bamboo shoot 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chicken broth or water 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
Chicken breast boneless skinless 1 Medium



1.Cut all the vegetables.


2.In a large bowl combine sliced chicken breast with the next four ingredients and mix well.

3.Add teaspoon of oil to the mix and set aside for at least 20 minutes.

4.Heat oil in the wok and when the wok is hot, add chicken and cook for 1 minute.

5.Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.

6.Now add carrot, celery, green pepper and cabbage.

7.Continue to cook for 2 minutes.

8.Add rest of vegetables and Stir fry on high flame ,

9. Add chicken broth salt and white pepper.

10.Pour in the cornstarch mix. As the liquid thickens, add 1 teaspoon of sesame oil and quick stir.

11.Remove from heat.


11.Serve warm with rice.


All the vegetables should be cut in equal size so that when stir fried all are cooked at the same time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169Calories from Fat 96

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 363 mg15.13%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet