• Ingredients: 33
  • Serves: 4

New-style old-fashioned chocolate pudding with sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, cornstarch, all purpose flour, pinch of salt, low-fat milk, unsalted butter, vanilla extract, almond extract.

Ingredients

For dressing

  • 1 lb. large shrimp
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 4 scallions
  • 1/2 lb. rice-stick noodles
  • 1 cup fresh mint sprigs
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander sprigs
  • 2 tbsps. chopped peanuts

For sauce

For crispy corn biscuits:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsps. vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn, well drained
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

For salad greens:

To assembl

  • Special equipment: two 12-inch squares cheesecloth

To smoke duck

  • 1 tsp. Darjeeling tea leaves
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped

To glaze pears

To finish sauce and duck

  • Special equipment: wok with lid, heavy-duty foil, 12-inch round wire rack, 3-quart baking dish; instant-read thermometer

Directions

  1. Step 1 Mix first 5 ingredients in heavy medium saucepan. Add 1 cup milk and whisk to dissolve cornstarch. Whisk in remaining milk.

    For this step you will need

  2. Step 2 Whisk mixture over medium heat until thickened and beginning to simmer, about 5 minutes. Simmer 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Nutrition information

Calories 202 Carbohydrates 41 g (14%)
Fat 3 g (5%) Protein 6 g (11%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (10%) Sodium 94 mg (4%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Fiber 2 g (10%)
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g Cholesterol 9 mg (3%)