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Chicken Chop Suey

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: best chicken chop suey recipe, chicken chop suey, chinese chop suey recipe, easy chicken chop suey recipe
Servings: 4


  • Wok or Non-stick Pan



  • 8 oz chicken breast or thigh
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tsp cornstarch


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • ½ tsp sesame oil


  • 8 oz choy sum or bok choy
  • 4 oz fresh shiitake mushrooms or any type of mushrooms
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • 4 tbsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 carrot (medium size)
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced


Marinate Chicken

  • Clean and slice the chicken thinly.
  • In a bowl: place the sliced chicken and all the marinade ingredients together. Mix well and marinate for 15 minutes.


  • In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients toghther and mix. Set aside until ready to cook.


  • Peel and slice the carrots thinly (julienne). Slice the onions and mushrooms.
  • Slice the bottom tips off the choy sum. Cut about 2" off the stem and set aside. Continue to cut the leaves and set aside until ready to cook.


  • Heat the wok/pan to medium-high. Add 2 tbsp oil and wait for 30 seconds.
  • Add marinated chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes (about 90% cooked) and transfer to a plate.
  • Turn up the heat to high and add 1 tbsp oil to the wok/pan. Add sliced onions, minced garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Add sliced carrots, sliced mushrooms and choy sum stems. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour the sauce in and mix.
  • Add chop sum leaves, mung bean sprouts and chicken. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Remove wok/pan from the heat.

Serve with rice or noodles. Enjoy!