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Authentic chop suey recipe

VIDEORECIPE Authentic chop suey recipe

The essential ingredient for a great Chop Suey sauce is Chinese cooking wine. All Chinese restaurants use it!light on the meat, this is healthy and adaptable to whatever you've got in your fridge!

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Ingredients

number of servings
2

OPTIONAL TENDERISED CHICKEN

  • 180 g oz chicken breast(thinly sliced) Added to
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda bi-carb optional Added to

SAUCE OR USE CHARLIE

  • 1 tablespoon cornflour corn starch Added to
  • 112 tablespoon light soy sauce Added to
  • all purpose soy Added to
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce Added to
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese Cooking Wine OR Mirin Added to
  • 12 teaspoon sesame oil (optional) Added to
  • Dash of white pepper (or black) Added to
  • 34 Cup water ( ml) Added to

STIR FRY

  • 112 tablespoon vegetable oil (or other cooking oil) Added to
  • 2 cloves garlic(finely chopped) Added to
  • 12 onion(sliced white or brown yellow) Added to
  • 5 stems choy sum (or other Asian greens) Added to
  • 1 medium carrot Added to
  • 12 Cup sliced mushrooms shiitake is authentic but any will do Added to
  • 1 Cup bean sprouts Added to
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Directions

14 min.
1. Step

VELVET" CHICKEN (OPTIONAL,)

2. Step

Place chicken in a bowl, sprinkle over baking soda. Use your fingers to mix then set aside for 20 minutes, no longer than 30 minutes (can get too tender). Rinse well, pat excess water with paper towels, set aside (see video).

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

PREP INGREDIENTS:

4. Step

Sauce: Place cornflour and soy sauce in a bowl. Mix until lump free. Then add remaining Sauce ingredients and stir.

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1
5. Step

Chop choy sum: Trim end off choy sum. Then cut into 7cm (3") pieces. Separate stems from leaves.Chop carrot - Peel then cut into 3cm (1.3") pieces. Then slice the pieces thinly.

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

STIR FRY:

7. Step

Heat oil in a wok or skillet over high heat. Add garlic, stir quickly, then add onion, Cook for 1 minute, moving constantly, until onion is starting to wilt.Add chicken, cook for 1 minute until the surface changes from pink to white.

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1
8. Step

Add choy sum stems, carrot and mushrooms. Stir fry for 1 minute.

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1
9. Step

Add choy sum leaves, bean sprouts and Sauce. Stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes until the Sauce thickens to a thick syrup consistency. Vegetables should still be tender/crisp, not soggy and soft.

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1
10. Step

Serve immediately with rice (for low carb, low cal option, try Cauliflower Rice!)

Authentic chop suey recipe - preparation step 1

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