Cut up chicken into bite size pcs and brown or for hamburger crumble as browning.
Take browned meat put in kettle with onion, celery, water and bouillon. When bouillon is mixed in add soy sauce and sugar. I add a little soy sauce and taste then if more is needed can add a little more as a little goes a long way. Bring to boil.
Turn down to simmer and cook until celery is tender. Add cornstarch mixture and stir until thick about 10 mins. When it gets thick add the drained water chestnuts, mushrooms and bean sprouts. Stir until warm about 2 mins. You are done and ready to enjoy