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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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

How to Make Chop Suey


  • 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.

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About Chop Suey

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

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