2 pounds uncooked chicken-breast cut into pieces one-sixteenth inch by one inch by one-half inch

Bean sprouts equal in measure to the chicken

2 cups onions cut into threads 2 cups bamboo shoots cut into pieces the same size as the chicken 2 cups mushrooms sliced thin Fat or oil

Put the chicken meat, bean sprouts, onions, bamboo shoots and mushrooms into a frying-pan with a little fat or oil to prevent sticking and saute for ten minutes. Add hot water to cover and cook for fifteen minutes longer. Add Chinese gravy; season to taste; remove from fire and serve at once.

Chinese Gravy -

1 cup primary soup or chicken stock 1 teaspoon corn-starch Sesamum seed oil

Sugar Salt

1 teaspoon Chinese sauce (can be bought ready prepared)

Mix the corn-starch in a little cold water, stir in the primary soup or chicken stock and let it boil until it thickens. Add the Chinese sauce, a few drops of sesamum seed oil and sugar and salt to taste. Stir well.

Primary Soup -

1/2 pound lean pork 1/2 pound chicken

1 pint water

Chop the meat into small pieces and simmer two and one-half hours, then strain through several folds of cheesecloth.