moo goo gai pan

moo goo gai pan
/mooh" gooh" guy" pan"/, Cantonese Cookery.
a dish of sliced chicken stir-fried with button mushrooms and, often, assorted vegetables.
[ < dial. Chin; cf. Chin mógu Mongolian-type mushroom (prob. < Mongolian; cf. Dagur (Mongolian language of NW Manchuria) muugee mushroom), ji chicken (Guangdong dial. gai), pian slice(s)]

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