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       Title: Stuffed Cucumbers
  Categories: Vegetables, Oriental, Wok
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       2    Cucumbers, peeled
       3 tb Oil
       3 lg Shrimp, cleaned & deveined
       1 sl Pork or chicken, 2x4
       2    Water chestnuts
       1 sl Onion (thick slice)
            Salt
            Pepper
       1 sm Egg
            -OR
     1/2 lg Egg
       1 t  Corn starch
       3 tb Water
  
   1. Clean and prepare ingredients. Use your Chinese cleaver and mince
   shrimp, meat, water chestnuts, and onion together until fine. Place
   mixture in small bowl, add salt, pepper, egg, and corn starch to it.
   Slice cucumbers into 1/2 slices. Remove seeds from cucumber cavity,
   leaving a slight bit in bottom of cavity to form a hollow for holding
   filling. Fill cucumbers.
   
   2. Place oil in wok and heat to smoking point. Reduce heat to medium
   dial. Carefully place stuffed cucumber slices in wok with filling
   side up. Add 3 tablespoons water, cover wok and steam ingredients for
   25 minutes. Check periodically to see if there is enough moisture
   left in wok for steaming. There shld be, if your heat is not above
   medium.
   
   3. At the end of 25 minutes, check to see if pork is cooked through,
   and if cucumber slices are tender. If not, cook slightly longer.
   Remove cucumbers to platter. If desired, soya sauce can be dribbled
   over slices.
   
   NOTE: This is a beautiful party dish. If desired, the stuffed
   cucumbers could be arranged in a heat proof dish and steamed in a
   steamer.
  
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