CooQ : Recipe: American Chopsuey

American Chopsuey

Chinese | Mains

Leba/chi-'nese'
502 calories/serving
40 mins
It represents a mix of Western and Oriental cuisines with tasty and crispy deep fried noodles served with a sweet and sour vegetable gravy.
Recipe by:
Chef Sanjyot Keer

Ingredients

oil
green chilli
ginger
garlic
onion
capsicum
red bell pepper
yellow bell pepper
baby corn
carrot
cabbage
soy sauce
tomato ketchup
red chilli sauce
black pepper powder
water
sugar
cornstarch
coriander stem
spring onion green
noodles
salt

Instructions

For fried noodles

1. In a bowl add 2 cups boiled noodles, a pinch salt, 1 tbsp corn-starch and mix it properly making sure that everything is coated.

2. Now deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. remove and keep aside for further use.

For american chopsuey

3. In a wok heat 2 tbsp oil and add 1 inch chopped ginger, 1 chopped green chilli, 1 clove of chopped garlic, saute it for half a minute.

4. Now add 1 medium sliced onion, 1 medium julienned carrot, 1/4 medium shredded cabbage, 1 medium julienned capsicum, 1/4 medium julienned red bell pepper, 1/4 medium julienned yellow bell pepper, 2-3 julienned baby corn and saute for a minute on high flame.

5. Then add 1.5 tbsp soy sauce and let it caramelize on high heat.

6. Once done add 1/4 cup tomato ketchup, 1/4 cup red chilli sauce, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder, water, 1/2 tsp sugar, mix everything properly and bring it to a boil.

7. To make cornstarch slurry, in a small bowl add 1 tbsp cornstarch with 3- 4 tbsp water. whisk well to avoid any lumps. keep aside.

8. Then add 4-5 tbsp of prepared corn-starch slurry and 2 tbsp coriander stems and mix everything properly, continue cooking for a minute and switch off the flames.

9. Serve hot on a plate by placing the fried noodles first and then pour the sauce on it and garnish with spring onion greens.

By Chef Ranveer Brar

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