For some reason, the kids just loved this meal, probably because they could act as their own cooks-at-the-table. Here's how it worked: Everyone was served some steamed rice and some chunked-up cooked chicken. Toppings were placed all around the table in little bowls, and people could choose as many or as few as they wished.
Finely chopped green onions
Thinly sliced celery
Chopped tart apple
Cooked green peas
Cream of chicken soup, thinned with a little milk and warmed