"Chinese" Chop Suey

Recipe Description

Chop Suey is an American Dish that may have been created by Chinese cooks serving the men who built the transcontinental railway.


  • 2 stalks celery
  • 6 green onions (scallions)
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 lb bonelees pork or chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 1 x 8 oz can drained sliced water chestnuts or bamboo shoots
  • 1 x 16 oz can bean sprouts, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups cooked warm rice


  1. Wash the celery, green onions and mushrooms.
  2. Pat dry with paper towel.
  3. Cut the celery and green onions diagonally into ¼ inch slices.
  4. Slice the pork or chicken into thin strips.
  5. Heat the oil in a wok, add the meat and stir fry for 2-4 minutes.
  6. Add the celery and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the green onions and the mushrooms and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  8. Add the chicken broth and soy sauce, bring to the boil, by covering.
  9. Mix cornstarch and cold water and add slowly to chop suey, stirring constantly.
  10. Add the water chestnuts and bean sprouts, stir till heated through serve with cooked rice.
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