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Chop Suey Recipe

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Gwen Mulks
Added: Wednesday, October 4, 2006


1 lb. hamburger
1 lb. chop suey meat (pork stew meat)
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
2 Tbs. soy sauce
2 Tbs. molasses
1/2 cup water
salt and pepper to taste
1 can bean sprouts
1 can water chestnuts


Brown and drain hamburger. Brown chop suey. Add onion, celery, soy sauce, molasses, water, salt and pepper. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add drained bean sprouts and drained water chestnuts. Simmer for an additional 1/2 hour. Thicken with water and corn starch. Serve over chow mein noodles or rice.




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