Recipe for Chinese Fire Pot


1 lb boneless beef sirloin or beef ro; und
1 lb boned chicken breasts
1 lb fish fillets
1 lb medium shrimp
1 lb chinese cabbage
1/2 lb fresh forest mushrooms or cultiv; ated mushrooms
1 lemon juice
2 pkg enoki mushrooms (3 1/2-oz packages)
3/4 lb chinese pea pods
2 bunch green onions
2 bunch spinach
8 oz canned water chestnuts drained and; sliced
8 oz canned bamboo shoots drained and s; liced
4 can chicken broth (13 3/4-oz cans)
1 sweet-and-sour sauce
1 soy sauce
1 prepared hot chinese mustard
1/4 lb fine egg noodles; cooked
1 cilantro or chives; chopped (optional)


It is not necessary to use all ingredients listed here as long as you offer an interesting blend of meats, fish and vegetables. Other meats and vegetables can be substituted, if desired.

Place beef, chicken and fish in freezer and chill until firm to touch but not frozen. Slice beef and chicken in strips 1/4-inch thick and about 2 inches long. Cut fish into 3/4-inch cubes. Shell and devein shrimp. Chop cabbage into bite-size chunks. Clean mushrooms. If using forest mushrooms, remove and discard stems. Slice mushrooms and sprinkle with lemon juice. Cut off and discard root portion of enoki mushrooms and separate clusters as much as possible. Wash, trim ends and string pea pods. Clean green onions and cut in halves lengthwise, including green portion. Cut into 2-inch lengths. Clean spinach and discard thick stems. To serve, arrange beef, chicken, fish, shrimp, cabbage, forest mushrooms, enoki mushrooms, snow peas, green onions, spinach leaves, water chestnuts and bamboo shoots in individual rows on large platters or serving plates. Bring broth to boil. Place heating unit under Chinese hot pot and pour boiling broth into hot-pot bowl. Using Chinese wire ladle and chopsticks or fondue forks, each person places whatever ingredients are desired into hot broth to poach. When cooked (this will take only a few moments), ingredients are then dipped into sweet-and-sour sauce, soy sauce or hot mustard as desired, and eaten with noodles, adding cilantro, if desired.

Note: The special pot needed can be purchased at Chinese shops.

African American Indian Appetizers Australian Barbeque
Beef Bread British Cajun Creole Cakes
Canadian Candy Casseroles Chiken Chinese
Cookies Desserts Drinks Dutch Eastern European
Filipino Fish French German Greek
Holiday Indian Irish Italian Japanese
Jewish Korean Lamb Low fat Mexican
Misc Unsorted Oriental Pakistani PanCakes Pasta
Pies Pork Russian Salads Sandwich
Sauces Seafood Soups South American Thai
Turkey Turkish Veal Vegetables Vegetarian
You need the BEST Dedicated or Virtual SERVER for LESS money? Just click here