The Chinese played an integral role in the development of Jamaican culture and cuisine.
Dishes like the Chicken Chop Suey or Sweet and Sour Chicken are popular dishes all over the island, and can be found in almost every Chinese restaurant.
Today we give you a tasty recipe to create your own Jamaican Chop Suey dish. Check it out below.
Preparation time: 20m
Cooking time: 15m
For 4 people
- 2 stalk(s) Green Onion
- 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
- 1 small Bell Pepper, julienne
- 1/4 cup(s) Vinegar
- 1/4 cup(s) Vegetable Oil/Oil of Choice
- 1 clove(s) Garlic, minced
- 2 cup(s) Pak Choi (Chinese Cabbage), chopped
- 4 cup(s) Water
- 2 tbsps Corn Starch
- 2 stalk(s) Celery, julienne
- 2 cup(s) Cabbage, coarsley chopped
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/4 cup(s) Water
- 2 medium Carrots
- 2 whole Chicken Breasts
1. De-bone and cut Chicken Breasts into strips, wash with a Vinegar and Water solution.
2. Season with Salt, Soy Sauce and Garlic. Set aside.
3. Cut Celery, Carrots, Bell Pepper and Pak Choi into strips, coarsely shred Cabbage and chop Green Onion.
4. Heat 2 tablespoons of Oil in a frying pan. Add Celery and Carrot and saute for 3-5 minutes.
5. Add Bell Pepper, Pak Choi, and Cabbage and stir fry until crunchy. Remove from the frying pan.
6. Add the remaining Oil, if necessary, and saute escallion until transparent.
7. Add seasoned Chicken and fry lightly.
8. Dissolve Corn Starch with Water and add to the cooked Chicken.
9. Continue cooking for another two minutes or until slightly thickened.
10. Return the cooked Vegetables to the frying pan and toss well.
Method Note: Additional seasoning may be added if necessary.
This meal goes well with Jamaican White Rice.
Also Read: Jamaican Vegetable Soup
What do you think about this dish, have you ever had it before? Hit us up in the comments below.