moo goo gai pan

EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

  • mogu-jipian, mogujipian, mo gu ji pian

EtymologyEdit

From Cantonese names of the ingredients: 蘑菇 (mo4 gu1, button mushrooms); (gai1, chicken); (pin3, slice)

NounEdit

moo goo gai pan (usually uncountable, plural moo goo gai pans)

  1. An Americanized version of the Cantonese dish, usually a simple stir-fried dish consisting of sliced or cubed chicken with white button mushrooms and other vegetables such as snow peas, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts and Chinese cabbage.

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Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 13:23