Teik Lee Kitchen - Atlantic City

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Learn About Chinese Food

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  • General Tso's Chicken— chunks of chicken that are deep-fried, with broccoli and seasoned with ginger, garlic, ketchup, sesame oil, scallions, and hot chili peppers.
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  • Sesame Chicken— boned, battered, and deep-fried chicken which is then dressed with a translucent but dark red, sweet, slightly sour, mildly spicy, semi-thick, Chinese soy sauce made from corn starch, vinegar, chicken broth, and sugar, and often served with steamed broccoli.
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  • Chop suey — connotes "leftovers" in Chinese. It is usually a mix of vegetables and meat in a brown sauce but can also be served in a white sauce.
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  • Chow mein — literally means 'stir-fried noodles.' Chow mein consists of fried noodles with bits of meat and vegetables. It can come with chicken, pork, shrimp or beef, the latter often with red tomatoes.
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  • Chow fun — similar to Chow Mein, but made with thick, broad noodles.
  • Crab rangoon — Fried wonton skins stuffed with artificial crab meat (surimi) and cream cheese.
  • Fortune cookie — Invented in San Francisco as a westernized version of the Japanese omikuji senbei[2], fortune cookies have become sweetened and found their way to many US Chinese restaurants. Fortune cookies have become so popular that even some authentic Chinese restaurants serve them at the end of the meal as dessert and may feature Chinese translations of the English fortunes.
  • Fried rice — Pan-fried rice, usually with chunks of meat, vegetables, and often egg.
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