American Chop Suey ( Easy Chinese Recipes)


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A delightful preparation of crispy noodles served with vegetables and a tangy sauce. This recipe is not an authentic chinese one, but an invention of chinese restaurateurs in western countries. One of the literal translations of this recipe means 'savoury mess'.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 cup boiled noodles
2 cups shredded cabbage
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 cup sliced carrot
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1 cup crispy fried noodles
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Sauce
1 tbsp vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 cup tomato ketchup

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the cabbage, carrot, bean sprouts, , noodles and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the prepared sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the fried noodles and mix well.
  5. Serve immediately.

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