Chop Suey

Chop Suey Recipe

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Nicole Bredeweg


This is one of those recipes that I grew up with. It's my favorite Mom-recipe. I wouldn't claim it to be terribly authentic, but it is easy, with ingredients that are easy to find and easy to store, and it makes up quick. It's hearty and tasty.

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Stove Top


1 1/2 c
1 lb
ground beef
1 can(s)
chinese vegetables, undrained
1 can(s)
sliced mushrooms, undrained
1 can(s)
sliced water chestnuts, undrained
1 can(s)
bamboo shoots, drained
1 Tbsp
brown gravy sauce (chinese)
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
1/2 bottle
stir-fry sauce
1 Tbsp
6 Tbsp
1 can(s)
chow mein noodles


1Make rice according to instructions on the package.
2Meanwhile, brown ground beef over medium heat. Add vegetables, mushrooms, water chestnuts, and bamboo shoots. Simmer for 10 minutes. Add brown sauce, soy sauce, and stir-fry sauce. Simmer another 10 minutes (or longer - the longer it simmers, the more the flavors blend).
3Using one of the cans, mix the cornstarch and water. Add to the meat mix; allow to thicken. Serve over rice. Top with chow mein noodles.

About Chop Suey

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian