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Chicken Chop Suey

This Chicken Chop Suey is soft, supple and full of salty, soy sauce flavor with chunks of tender chicken, bean sprouts, onions, celery and garlic in a savory sauce.
Course: Main
Author: Kristi


  • 1/8 cup canola oil
  • 1 pound chicken diced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups sliced yellow onion
  • 1 and 1/2 cups diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 14-ounce cans bean sprouts, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons corn startch
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar


  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Turn down to medium, add chicken, salt and pepper and sear 5 minutes. Add onion, celery and garlic and cook an additional 5 minutes. Add water and bean sprouts, then cover and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  • In a small cup or bowl, combine cold water, corn starch, soy sauce and sugar. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Add to skillet and cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve while hot.


*Serve with extra soy sauce.