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Classic Chinese Chop Suey

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Ingredients
  Meat 1 Pound, cut into small pieces
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled and sliced
  Celery stalk 1 , shredded
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Chestnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced finely
  Sprouted beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, heat oil and cook the meat until well browned.
2) Take the meat from the pan.
3) In the same pan cook the mushrooms, celery, onion and chestnuts, stirring continuously for five minutes.
4) Put the meat back in the pan with, sprouted beans, salt and stock.
5) Put the lid on and and simmer for about half an hour.

SERVING
6) Serve hot garnished parsley and with rice on side.

TIPS
In a bowl, soak the beans in water for 24 hours. Drain the beans and wrap in a wet muslin cloth till they have sprouted. It may take a couple of days for beans to sprout.
If there is no stock available, place about 1 lb. meat, cut-up vegetables, like carrot, turnips, etc. In a pot, place together the meat and vegetable mixture with four cups of water and allow to simmer for 3 quarters of an hour. Pass through the muslin cloth and use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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