Chop Suey

Ham chop suey . Original recipe from China , easy to prepare, where a wide variety of food products are mixed.


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  • 1 Origin
  • 2 Ingredients
  • 3 Preparation
  • 4 Presentation
  • 5 Sources


The origin of the chop suey was in China , is that a Chinese cook in North America , when he was harassed by the miners he cooked, and having no offer, he made a jumble of vegetables and leftover rice and gave them to him in the food ; the miners asked about the name of the succulent dish, to which it occurred to him to say chop suey, which in the Chinese language means scrambled or mix of all leftovers , or mixed pieces .


  • ½ Pound of Rich Ham 96% fat free
  • ½ pound beef of pork minced
  • ½ Pound of Chinese roots
  • ½ Chinese cabbage , diced
  • 4 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2 diced onions
  • 2 chicken breasts in strips
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 bell pepper without seeds
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 Cup of chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons starch maize
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger


Should heat oil in a pan, sauté the chicken strips and the minced meat , stirring constantly. Both types of meat must be well cooked. Remove the meat from the pan and add the cabbage, celery, carrot , onion, paprika and garlic. Cook the vegetables for 3 minutes. Mix the sauce of soy , broth chicken , starch, previously dissolved in a small amount of broth and ginger . Pour this liquid over the vegetables and mix everything until the sauce boils and thickens. To these ingredients add chicken and pork againalong with the ham. Stir-fry, stirring another 3 minutes.


  • Serve on a porcelain plate with the vegetables underneath and the ham on top, decorated with red peppers and chives .


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