All Things Mock

Don’t miss some of the originally posted mock recipes.

Mock Beef with Mock Beef Sauce (“Mock Stegasaurus”)

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Five Spice, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 16 servings


  • 2 pounds mock beef (dry (4 pounds), processed lightly)
  • 10 scallions (shredded)
  • 4 cups bamboo (chopped)
  • 4 Tablespoons garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons ginger
  • ½ cup brown bean sauce (+/-)
  • veggie stock (volume equal to what is needed to reconstitute the beef and cook down)


  • Split into 2 batches.
  • Heat 3T oil, add 1/2 ginger, garlic, onions. Cook.
  • Add bean sauce and about 1/2 veg stock, cook down.
  • Add 1/2 "beef", mix well with bamboo.
  • Turn off heat, add 1/2 scallions. Mix.
  • Repeat with second batch. Add sauce over "beef."


No mushrooms, peanut, sesame, nuts.  Low oil, sugar.

Mock Beef Sauce

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Course: Main Course, Sauce
Cuisine: Chinese, Five Spice, Vegan, Vegetarian


Round 1

  • 3 Tablespoons oil (much more later)
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons ginger
  • 2 jalapeños (chopped)
  • 10 scallions (whites – chopped)
  • 2 Tablespoons fermented black beans
  • ¼ cup onions (chopped)
  • 2 cups scallions (greens)

Round 2

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • cup white vinegar


  • Heat oil, add all Round 1 ingredients except scallion greens. Cook. Add scallion greens, cook briefly. Turn off heat.
  • Mix in Round 2 ingredients.
  • Process fine, then drip in oil until it emulsifies into a mayonnaise state. (At a guess, between 1-2 cups. Drip in ¼C, then add oil in a slow steady stream.)

Mock Chicken with Basil and Mint

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Five Spice, Thai, Vegan, Vegetarian
Year: 1993
Servings: 1 serving


  • 1 fork garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon onions (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon basil (+)
  • 1 teaspoon mint (+)
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 Tablespoon fish sauce
  • black pepper
  • pea pods
  • baby corn
  • red peppers
  • ½ can mock chicken


  • Heat oil in wok. Add garlic, pepper flakes, onion, basil, mint. Stir fry briefly.
  • Add coconut milk, fish sauce, black pepper. Heat through.
  • Add veggies and mock chicken.


If using real chicken, add to aromatics, cook 1/2 way, then proceed.

Mock Duck

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Unfortunately, this is one of the harder recipes to transcribe for obvious reasons.  Anyone with insight is encouraged to share!

6 thoughts on “All Things Mock

  1. The mock duck was my go to order. Any help would be great. Thanks for sharing the recipes Chip. We’ve made quite a few and I have shared them with some of my friends who all loved 5 Spice as well. We all appreciate your efforts!

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