Asian Chop Suey

Chop suey originated from Chinese cuisine and was also adopted by some Asian countries/families all over the world. This is a very healthy dish with fresh veggies that you can add to your diet any day! 


  • ¼ lb. pork shoulder thinly sliced
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 5 Baguio beans cut into half
  • 1 medium carrot sliced crosswise
  • 1 cup young corn medium sliced
  • ½ small cabbage chopped into large pieces
  • 8 to 12 pieces boiled quail eggs
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed and minced
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1- tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 ½ – cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat a large pan with oil until smoking hot. Then saute the onion and garlic until golden brown. Add the pork then season it with salt and pepper. Let it cook until the meat is brown. Pour the oyster sauce and stir it for 3-5 minutes. 
  2. Pour-in the right amount of water into the pan and cover, let it boil until the water reduces to half. Once the water reduces to half it’s time to add the cauliflower, carrots, Baguio beans, and young corn. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Then add the cabbage and simmer again for 3-5 minutes. 
  3. Dissolve the cornstarch completely with ½ cup water. Pour on the pan. Continue to cook while stirring until the texture of the sauce thickens. Season it with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the quail eggs. Transfer to a serving plate.

A very healthy and nutritious dish that is hard to resist! Share your irresistible experiences with food in the comments!