Chicken chop suey
Chinese cuisine enjoys great popularity worldwide and is one of the most valued and loved by many, one of its most used ingredients is rice which is used in many of their Asian dishes.
Among the dishes that we like most about Chinese food, are its famous spring rolls, its delicious Chinese bread or good noodles! and as for main dishes, we love sweet and sour chicken and chicken chop suey, the latter is the recipe that we are going to show you how to prepare today!
The chicken chop suey or chop suey with chicken, which means "mixed pieces" consists of a quick stir-fry of vegetables such as celery, carrots, bean sprouts, among others, accompanied by meats such as pork, chicken or shrimp and seasoned with the popular Chinese soy sauce and a mixture of 5 Chinese spices, the truth is that it is a very easy dish to prepare, delicious and very healthy!
Normally chop suey is prepared in a hot wok, but if you don't have one, you can prepare it perfectly well in a non-stick pan! On the other hand, as for the cooking of the vegetables, they must be tender, it is the traditional way to cook this delicious Chinese dish.
Follow our step by step videos where we will show you in detail how to prepare chop suey with chicken! And if you have any doubts or questions, leave us a comment and we will be happy to help you!
Ingredients To Prepare Chicken chop suey
1 chicken breast cut into strips
2 carrots chopped in thin strips
1 stalk celery chopped in thin strips
1 onion chopped in julienne strips
1 green bell pepper chopped in strips
150 g. cooked ham, chopped in thin strips
200 g. of bean sprouts
200 g. cabbage chopped in thin strips
1/2 tablespoon of 5 Chinese spices
1 tablespoon sesame oil
4 tablespoons soy sauce
Salt to taste
How To Make Chicken chop suey
We begin the preparation of our chop suey with chicken, for this, in a very hot wok we add a little vegetable oil, then add the chicken, salt and let it cook until golden brown. Set aside.
Step 1: How To Make Chicken chop suey
In the same wok we add the vegetable oil and sesame oil, let it heat and add the carrot and celery, let it cook for a couple of minutes, then add the green bell pepper, onion and cook for 2 more minutes.
Step 2: How To Make Chicken chop suey
Add the chicken, the ham chopped into thin strips, the bean sprouts and stir, then add the cabbage, the 5 Chinese spices, the soy sauce, mix and cook for 2 minutes.
Step 3: How To Make Chicken chop suey
Remove from the heat and our delicious chop suey with chicken is ready! enjoy!
Step 4: How To Make Chicken chop suey
Tips To Prepare Chicken chop suey
For this chicken chop suey recipe, you can use pork, chicken or beef, you can also add shrimp, it goes great.
Before starting to prepare the chicken chop suey, remember to have all the ingredients ready.
Use a good quality light soy sauce, this will make the difference in your dish, you can find it in supermarkets or Asian stores.
The 5 Chinese spices can also be found in Asian stores.
The vegetables for this chicken chop suey recipe should be tender for a crunchy texture.
If you do not have a wok to prepare this recipe, you can prepare it in a large frying pan without problems.
What can we accompany this recipe with?
You can accompany this delicious chop suey with a delicious Chinese fried rice and sweet and sour ribs.
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