Chicken Chop Suey

Chicken Chop Suey Recipe

If you have leftover chicken and some vegetables, this can be a simple and tasty dish.  There is no hard rule when it comes to the ingredients. Chop suey means mix with what you have on hand. Enjoy!

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Chicken Chop Suey
Cuisine: Chinese Local Style Recipe
  • Marinade:
  • 1 pound boneless chicken thighs, tenders or breast, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ginger piece (1½ inches) minced
  • Vegetables:
  • ½ pound string beans
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 container mushrooms
  • ½ onion
  • Noodles: Optional
  • 1 package poppy noodles, ready-made noodles or egg noodles
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • Sauce:
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water
  • Garnish: green onions or Chinese parsley, optional
  1. Mix together marinade ingredients and add sliced chicken. Marinade for 1 hour.
  2. Clean and cut all vegetables to desired size; set aside.
  3. Parboil noodles for 2 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain thoroughly in colander.
  4. In a large skillet, heat oil and brown noodles and place noodles on serving platter.
  5. In the same skillet, heat oil and braise chicken with marinade for several minutes and then add vegetables. Braise chicken and vegetables for 5 to 10 minutes. Add in chicken broth and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Dissolve cornstarch with water. Turn up heat to medium and add in mixture. Stir until gravy is thickened.
  7. Pour chop suey over noodles or serve with rice.
  8. Garnish with green onions or Chinese parsley. Add more seasoning according to taste.
Try adding some broccoli, char siu or other favorites on hand.

Here’s another variation for a chicken chop suey recipe.

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