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American Chopsuey- The ever popular Chinese dish
       Ingredients How to?

  • Noodles - 300 grams
  • Oil - 6 tablespoons + to deep fry
  • Corn flour/ corn starch - 2 tablespoons
  • Eggs - 4
  • Garlic, finely chopped - 3-4 cloves
  • Ginger, grated - 1 inch piece
  • Boneless chicken, cut into thin strips - 100 grams
  • Onion , thinly sliced - 1 medium
  • Carrot, finely shredded - 1/2 medium
  • French beans, cut diagonally - 3-4
  • Cabbage, finely shredded - 1/4 small
  • Tomato sauce - 1/2 cup
  • Soy sauce - 1/2 tablespoon
  • White pepper powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Green capsicum, cut into thin strips - 1/2 medium
  • Chicken stock - 2 cups
  • Vinegar - 1 tablespoon
  • Bean sprouts - 1/2 cup

  1. Boil noodles until almost cooked, drain and cool. Heat sufficient oil in a wok and deep-fry noodles till crisp and golden brown in color. Drain on absorbent paper.
  2. Divide the fried noodles into four equal portions and keep warm in separate shallow plates or serving platter. Mix corn flour in half a cup of water.
  3. Heat half tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, break an egg, cook for half a minute on both sides. Repeat this to make four such double fried eggs.
  4. Heat four tablespoons of oil in a wok or a pan, add garlic and ginger and stir-fry for half a minute.
  5. Add chicken strips and cook for half a minute.
  6. Add onion, carrot, French beans and cabbage and continue to stir-fry for a minute.
  7. Add tomato sauce, soy sauce, white pepper powder, salt, capsicum and stir in the chicken stock.
  8. Cook for two minutes and stir in the corn flour mixture. Continue to cook for a minute or until the sauce thickens.
  9. Add vinegar and bean sprouts, stir well and pour over the fried noodles.

    Serve hot with each portion of American Chopsuey topped with a double fried egg.  

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