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       Title: LONG LIFE NOODLES WITH EGG
  Categories: Chinese, Pasta
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 lb “Long Life” egg noodles
       8 qt Salted water
     1/2 lb Spinach
       4    Eggs
       1 c  Chicken broth
       1 tb Dark soy sauce
       1 ts Sesame oil
     1/4 ts Salt
       1 ts Cornstarch paste
       2    Green onions, minced
     1/4 c  Boiled ham, slivered
  
   This dish is a traditional birthday snack in China.
   
   Preparation:  Wash & trim spinach.  Wash, then boil
   noodles; drain; divide among soup bowls. In same
   water, blanch spinach; drain; press dry; chop
   coarsely; put on noodles.
   
   Heat broth in sauce pan. Add soy sauce, sesame oil,
   salt & cornstarch paste to thicken slightly.
   
   Poaching Eggs: Put 4 cups of water in wok; bring to
   boil. Break eggs in ladle one at a time; poach for 2
   minutes.  Place egg on spinach.
   
   Finishing:  Pour hot soup over egg.  Garnish with
   minced onion & ham. Serve.
  
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