Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

The original Sichuan version uses chicken as its primary ingredient. In this original version, diced chicken is typically mixed with a prepared marinade. The wok is seasoned and then chilli peppers and Sichuan peppercorns are flash fried to add fragrance to the oil. Then the chicken is stir fried and vegetables, along with peanuts, are added. Shaoxing wine is used to enhance flavour in the marinade.

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St Paul Sandwich – Egg Foo Yung Sandwich

The St. Paul sandwich is a type of sandwich found in Chinese American restaurants in St. Louis, Missouri. The sandwich consists of an egg foo young omelette served with dill pickle slices, onion, mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato between two slices of white bread (a variation is to toast the bread first). The St. Paul sandwich also comes in different combinations and specials, such as chicken, pork, shrimp, beef and other varieties.

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