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Delicious! I also added mushrooms, fresh sprouts instead of canned, some finely chopped fresh brocolli, garlic powder, ground ginger. And used Wondra in place of flour/cornstarch. Served over white rice, with the crispy noodles on top. Yum! Hubby loved it, too. Thanks for sharing.

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vmeleen September 13, 2009

I made this last night and it was outstanding; I changed a few things mostly just added more veggies and one small can of mushrooms and served it over white rice. no matter what you add to this recipe you can't go wrong.

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MULEY August 11, 2009

After trying several recipes, my boyfriend said I finally got it right with this one. I used 4 cup homemade chicken broth and added 1 can drained baby corn, 1 can drained straw mushrooms, 1 4 oz jar of pimiento, and 1 can drained bamboo shoots. Definitely use fresh bean sprouts! Served with rice cooked in chicken broth. Had to freeze the leftovers for another meal, or the boyfriend would have gobbled it all up!

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Spankie April 26, 2009

I added slice of ginger root,soy sauce and 2 smashed garlic cloves to the poaching liquid for the chicken. It really bumped up the flavor.

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jokutman September 26, 2008

I made this last night for supper. I used boneless chicken breasts because that is what I had on hand and I didn't have the cabbage, I forgot to pick it up at the store and wasn't going back. I used about 1 1/2 cups of broth and I found that was still way too much. Next time alot less broth/water. But otherwise very quick and easy to make and the flavour was good. As well I prefer more crunch so as some have done I will add some carrots and fresh bean sprouts. But on the whole it turned out well.

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FrenchBunny May 21, 2008

Well.... this was yummy... I added a few things and they worked out fine. I sauteed the onions and celery with some sliced mushrooms, carrots, cauliflower and chopped garlic. Then added the scallions and cabbage. I had poached the chicken so I used the stock from that which came to two cups and added a cup of water and a teaspoon of chicken bullion. I added that and the chicken, bean sprouts, chestnuts and a can of baby corn. (I guess I wanted to get a weeks worth of veggies in there lol) For the sauce I used 1/4 cup soy sauce and 1/4 cup Ketjap Manis Ketjap Manis by SilenCricket. It has molasses and soy sauce in it and I always keep some on hand. Anyway, it was excellent and I thank you for the recipe.

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CoolMonday December 12, 2006

The sauce is too strong. If we did this again, we'd leave the molasses out completely. We actually like the flavor of the vegetables, chicken, etc. without covering it up. I'll look for another recipe.

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Mickey in MN February 06, 2015

I had a small head of cabbage and a good amount of bok choy left over from a previous recipe that needed using up. I chose this recipe because it most closely matched my ingredients. I put it together a little differently by using meat tenderizer on the chicken, cutting it into small bits and then stir-frying. Once it was nicely done and browned, I removed the chicken, added a bit more olive oil to my skillet and then added the cabbage, bok choy and onion and stir-fried until it was browned and tender-crisp. I dumped in a can of drained chop suey vegetables, a cup of canned chicken broth, along with the meat, and stirred it all up. For the sauce, I used the molasses, soy-sauce and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and dissolved it in a small bit of cold water. After the sauce was thickened, I finished it with a very generous (my arm slipped) dose of garlic oil. It turned out fantastic!!!! I could not have been more pleased, it looked like a restaurant-quality dish. It tasted as delicious as it looked! Of course, I used chow mein noodles, because anything else would have been just wrong. Aroostook, I hope you don't mind the liberties I took. I'm sure your mother, as mine, would want all those veggies used up! I will definitely make this dish again! Thank you!

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Rose is Rose November 30, 2012

Husband LOVED it. Said it reminded him of what he had as a kid - only MUCH better and MUCH fresher. Will make a again. Served over white rice - lots of juice, which made it kind of like a soup - which we liked.

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Minnepauliton_girl August 26, 2011

This was excellent, will definately make again! My kids love it (They choose to go out for Chinese over Mc'D's anyday). I also added a can of baby corn. And somehow, if there are any leftovers, they taste better the next day.

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darcyh5 March 06, 2011
Chicken Chow Mein or is It Chicken Chop Suey??