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Joyce Chen Cooks; Sweet and Sour

Part of From the Vault. Part of Joyce Chen Cooks and the Upscaling of Chinese Food in America in the 1960s.

02/20/1967

One of the most universally loved Chinese dishes carefully worked out to perfection by Joyce Chen. Her clear, detailed demonstration and accurate measurements present this dish at its very best. Chunks of meat or seafood are dipped in a delicate batter, deep fried, and served crisp and hot with a perfectly flavored sweet and sour sauce made beautiful with orange carrots, green peppers, and yellow pineapple chunks. Summary and select metadata for this record was submitted by Dana Polan.


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Series
Joyce Chen Cooks
Program
Sweet and Sour
Program Number

5

Series Description

Premiered September 26, 1966 A distinguished restaurateur and author of a popular Chinese cookbook, Mrs. Chen prepares all kinds of Chinese delicacies and everyone of them can be made in the modern kitchen, with ingredients available at the local supermarket. Series release date: 6/30/1966

Program Description

One of the most universally loved Chinese dishes carefully worked out to perfection by Joyce Chen. Her clear, detailed demonstration and accurate measurements present this dish at its very best. Chunks of meat or seafood are dipped in a delicate batter, deep fried, and served crisp and hot with a perfectly flavored sweet and sour sauce made beautiful with orange carrots, green peppers, and yellow pineapple chunks.

Chen uses pork for this episode's dish.

Duration

00:28:47

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
American Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Cooking
Sweet and Sour Sauce
Asian Cuisine
Peppers
Pineapple
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994
Genres
Instructional
Topics
Cooking
Creators
Lockwood, Ruth (Series Producer)
Contributors
Chen, Joyce, 1917-1994 (Host)
Mahard, Frances (Other (see note))
Stevens, Mark (Director)
Lockwood, Ruth (Producer)
Publication Information
Presented by the Estate of Joyce Chen and the WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Joyce Chen Cooks; Sweet and Sour,” 02/20/1967, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4230D8F4E58644DEA043392CF02CB1CD.
MLA: “Joyce Chen Cooks; Sweet and Sour.” 02/20/1967. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4230D8F4E58644DEA043392CF02CB1CD>.
APA: Joyce Chen Cooks; Sweet and Sour. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4230D8F4E58644DEA043392CF02CB1CD
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