Beef Chow Mein or Chop Suey

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Sep. 12, 2011

Ingredients

Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Beef tenderloin/Lean veal 1 Pound , cut into strips
Onion 1 Medium , chopped
Celery 2 Cup (32 tbs) , diced
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Hot water 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Mushrooms 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (Canned / Fresh)
Mushrooms 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , canned
Bean sprouts 1 Can (10 oz) , drained (La Choy's)
Water 2 Tablespoon
Cold water 2 Tablespoon
Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Brown sauce 1 Tablespoon
Brown gravy sauce 1 Tablespoon (La Choy's)

Directions

MAKING

1) In a heavy skillet, melt butter.

2) To the hot butter, add meat and onion.

3) Over high heat, cook for 5 minutes.

4) Gradually, add celery, salt, pepper and hot water.

5) Cover the dish and cook for 5 minutes.

6) Now, add mushrooms and bean sprouts and heat well.

7) Add cold 1 more minute, mixing lightly.

SERVING

8) Serve the gravy over hot cooked rice for chop suey, or over Chinese noodles for chow mein. You can serve additional soy sauce individually.

TIPS

If you require chopsuey, add brown gravy sauce to the cornstarch mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 255Calories from Fat 116

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 257 mg10.71%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet