Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a recipe my Mom made when I was growing up and which my family enjoys now. It is quick to make and by throwing together a salad you have a full meal.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs hamburger
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 14 cups warm water
  • 12 cup rice, uncooked
  • 14 cup soy sauce
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (3 ounce) can crisp chow mein noodles


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In large skillet brown hamburger. Remove hamburger to a plate with paper towels to remove most of grease.
  3. In same pan saute onions and celery until onions become transparent. Return Hamburger to pan.
  4. Add soups and water to pan.
  5. Stir in Uncooked rice, soy sauce and pepper.
  6. Put in greased 8x11 covered casserole.
  7. Bake 1 hour at 350. Uncover and sprinkle Chow Mein Noodles over top and finish baking 15 minute
  8. Note: Can us 1 1/4 Cup Minute Rice But shorten cooking time to 30 to 40 minute.
Most Helpful

Yummmy! I have never had this, thought it sounded interesting. Went together super fast because I had pre-cooked frozen ground beef I had thawed out, and I keep chopped onion and celery in the fridge. I heated the meat in the microwave, cooked the vegetables, boiled my water in the microwave and stirred everything together thoroughly in a large bowl prior to putting it in the pan. It was AWESOME and I ate way tooooo much! I would eat this every week if I could!

catmaniacs April 24, 2012

Due to snow all afternoon, we didn't want to go to the grocery store. Instead, I raided the pantry and found all the ingredients to make Chinese Hamburger Hash. It was the perfect choice -- everybody in the family loved it. I added 2 cans of drained water chestnuts and reduced the soy sauce to 1/3 of a cup. Didn't have any celery, so I used some celery salt. This one's a keeper -- it will be made over and over again.

Tona C. February 08, 2010

My mother made this, too! And I had lost the recipe. I agree with the reviewer about using less soy. I remember my mother's being good but on the salty side. Like the green pepper idea.

sally.keith January 11, 2010