What Are Some Simple Recipes for Chop Suey?


Both Taste of Home and Food Network have chop suey recipes that are simple. Both recipes have ratings of 4.5 stars out of 5 stars, and take less than 40 minutes to prepare.

To make chop suey, combine 1 tablespoon of brown sugar with 3 tablespoons of soy sauce, add 1 pound of chicken breast and marinate for 30 minutes. Pour 2 tablespoons of oil in a large wok, and stir-fry 3 sliced onions and 2 minced cloves of garlic. Remove them, and then add 6 chopped stalks of celery, 1/2 pound of small mushrooms and 1 large green pepper cut into pieces. Stir-fry for four minutes, remove from the skillet and then add the chicken and marinade.

Cook for about seven minutes, add the vegetables, and then add 4 1/2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil, cook for about two minutes, and then add 2 cans of bean sprouts, salt and pepper before serving.

Another version is to bake wontons in the oven, and then chop and stir-fry 2 scallions, 3 garlic cloves, 4 cups of cabbage, 3/4 cup of celery, 1 can of bamboo shoots and 2 cups of mushrooms. When tender, add 3/4 teaspoon of sugar, 3/4 cup of chicken broth, 1 1/2 tablespoons of soy sauce and 2 tablespoons of sesame oil. Cook for three minutes, and then add 1 12 teaspoons of cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon of cooking sherry. Add 2 cups of chopped chicken, cook and serve over rice. Top with crumbled wontons.