How to make American Chop Suey
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American Chop Suey

American Chop Suey is a very popular Chinese snack. It consists of super crunchy noodles base with a mix of sauces on top. The veg version consists only of the vegetables whereas non veg one is made with Chicken.
Course Snacks
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 306 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari


  • 100 grams Noodles (boiled and deep fried)
  • 2 Onions (sliced finely)
  • 2 cups Assorted Vegetables (like capsicum, carrot, french beans and cabbage (shredded))
  • 5 Garlic Cloves (chopped finely)
  • 1 inch Ginger (grated)
  • 2 Green Chillies (slit)
  • 5 tablespoons Corn Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Water as needed
  • 1 teaspoon Dark Soya Sauce (Mix together the following)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar


  1. Mix the cornflour adding ¾ cup of water to make a smooth paste. After mixing to a fine paste, keep it aside.

  2. On a low flame, heat the oil in a thick bottom pan.

  3. Sauté the onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies for a couple of minutes on full flame.

  4. Add carrots, capsicum, french beans, and cabbage.

  5. Again stir-fry for few minutes to retain the crunchy bite of vegetables.

  6. Add the sauces mixture and mix up everything well.

    Gravy for American Chop Suey
  7. Finally, add cornflour paste and cook for a couple of minutes.

  8. Add little water if needed.

  9. Switch off the flame.

  10. The sauce thickens upon standing so adjust consistency accordingly.

  11. Serve by placing a portion of fried noodles in an individual plate or bowl.

  12. Pour a few tablespoons of sauce on top and serve immediately so that the noodles do not get soggy.

    How to make American Chop Suey
  13. The sauce topping tastes best when freshly made and served hot whereas the fried noodles can be pre-made and stored for use as needed.