Moo-goo-gai-pan definitions

mo͝o' go͝o' gī' păn'
A Cantonese dish of chicken, mushrooms, vegetables, and spices sautéed together.
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A Chinese dish consisting of slices of chicken sautéed with black mushrooms and assorted vegetables.
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An Americanized version of the Cantonese dish, usually a simple stir-fried dish consisting of sliced or cubed chicken with white button mushrooms and other vegetables such as snow peas, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts and Chinese cabbage.
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Origin of moo-goo-gai-pan

Cantonese mo4 gu1 gai1 pin3 akin to Chinese (Mandarin) mógu jī piàn mógu mushroom chicken (from Middle Chinese kjiaj) piàn slice (from Middle Chinese phjian`)