Lamps of China Delight

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 99
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1/2 cup finely chopped cooked chicken
1/2 cup cooked crab meat
1/4 cup finely chopped canned bamboo shoots
1/4 cup chopped mushrooms
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/4 cup finely chopped scallion
6 eggs, lightly beaten
4 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
peanut oil
1 teaspoon salt
freshly ground black pepper


Combine chicken, crab meat, vegetables, eggs, salt, and pepper. Spoon into 18 buttered Chinese porcelain spoons or heat-proof custard cups. Steam on rack in covered pan over 1 inch of boiling water for 10 minutes. Cool. Remove cakes from spoons and roll in cornstarch. Fry in 1 inch hot oil (375°F) for 5 minutes or until brown. Serve with Lamps of China sauce.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 99
Calories from Fat: 35

This Lamps of China Delight recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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