Chop Suey

Chop suey (in Chinese means 'mixed pieces') is an American-Chinese dish that was adopted by the Filipinos and became one of their dishes. Chop Suey is a dish consisting of meats (often chicken, beef, shrimp or pork), cooked quickly with vegetables such as carrots, cabbage, and celery and bound in a starch-thickened sauce. Ingredients: - 2 pieces of chicken breast, deboned and cut into strips - 1 tsp. salt- 1 tsp. constarch - 1 tsp. soy sauce- 2 tablespoons of cooking oil - 2 crushed cloves garlic - 1 chopped onion - 1 cup sitsaro, stringed - 1 medium-sized carrot sliced - 2 stalks celery, cut into 1/4" lengths - 1 1/2 cups shredded cabbage - 2 tbsps cornstarch- 1 tsp. chicken bouillon - 1/2 tsp. sugar - 1 teaspoon soy sauce - 1 cup water Cooking procedures: -Heat oil in a wok and saute' the garlic until light brown then add onions and cook until wilted. Pour the chicken and cook until tender. -Add the vegetables and stir fry for 5 minutes. Add half of the water. -Put the constarch in the remaining water and stir it add it to the pan. - Blend in the bouillon, sugar and soy sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer until vegetables are cooked. Note: Do not overcook the vegetables. Photo courtesy of Flickrdotcom