Mu Shu Pork

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as an appetizer or snack
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

This restaurant favorite, filled with tender slices of pork, egg, mushrooms and bamboo shoots stir-fried in a delicious sauce, hails from Northern China. My mother told me that Mu Shu means “flower blossoms” in Chinese, and the egg in the dish symbolizes yellow flower blossoms. There’s an earthiness to this dish that traditionally comes from dried cloud ears, but I’ve substituted dried black mushrooms for ease and convenience. While Mu Shu is traditionally eaten in a steamed Chinese pancake