American Chop Suey (2-17-22)

Mom's Tips

February 17th, 2022 by admin


  • 2 lb. pork loin
  • 3 sticks of celery
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 1/2 stick oleo
  • 1/2 small bottle soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cans bean sprouts, drained
  • 1 small can bamboo shoots, drained
  • 1 small can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 3 T. cornstarch
  • 1 can chow mein noodles


Saute chopped celery and onion in oleo until onion is transparent. Add pork cut in bite-size pieces. Brown meat and add rest of ingredients, except cornstarch and chow mein noodles, along witha 1 cup of water. Simmer 10 minutes. Add cornstarch to 1 cup cold water and stir in. Cook at boil for 10 minutes; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Serve over mashed potatoes or rice and garnish with chow mein noodles. You may want to add more soy sauce or salt to taste. Can use 4 boneless chicken breasts instead of pork tenderloin.

Kate Johnson