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Beef Chop Suey

Introduction:

Beef Chop Suey is a classic Chinese-American dish that combines tender beef, crisp vegetables, and a savory sauce. This recipe offers a simple yet flavorful way to enjoy this beloved dish at home.

Why we love this recipe:

  • It’s a versatile dish that can be customized to your taste preferences.
  • It’s a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet.
  • The combination of tender beef and crunchy vegetables makes for a satisfying meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb beef steak (sirloin or flank steak), thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms

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  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced bamboo shoots
  • 1 cup sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 cup sliced snow peas
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked rice for serving

Notes:

  • You can customize this recipe by adding or substituting your favorite vegetables.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can omit the beef and use tofu or tempeh instead.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Instructions:

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the beef slices and cook until browned. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened.
  3. Add the bell pepper, bean sprouts, mushrooms, carrots, celery, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, snow peas, and green onions to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, soy sauce, and oyster sauce. Pour the sauce over the vegetables in the skillet.
  5. In another small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water to make a slurry. Add the slurry to the skillet and stir until the sauce thickens.
  6. Return the beef to the skillet and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the beef chop suey over cooked rice.

FAQs:

Q: Can I use a different type of meat? A: Yes, you can use chicken, or tofu instead of beef.

Q: Can I make this dish ahead of time? A: Yes, you can prepare the vegetables and sauce ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator. When you’re ready to eat, simply cook the beef and combine everything in the skillet.

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Beef Chop Suey


  • Author: Martha
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Beef Chop Suey is a classic Chinese-American dish that combines tender beef, crisp vegetables, and a savory sauce. This recipe offers a simple yet flavorful way to enjoy this beloved dish at home.


Ingredients

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  • 1 lb beef steak (sirloin or flank steak), thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced bamboo shoots
  • 1 cup sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 cup sliced snow peas
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked rice for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the beef slices and cook until browned. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened.
  3. Add the bell pepper, bean sprouts, mushrooms, carrots, celery, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, snow peas, and green onions to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, soy sauce, and oyster sauce. Pour the sauce over the vegetables in the skillet.
  5. In another small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water to make a slurry. Add the slurry to the skillet and stir until the sauce thickens.
  6. Return the beef to the skillet and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the beef chop suey over cooked rice.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stir-fry
  • Cuisine: Chinese-American

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