Central American Chop Suey

READY IN: 35mins


  • 2
    large chicken breasts (cooked and shredded)
  • 1
    cup chopped ham
  • 1
    chayote (washed, peeled, cut in half and then julienned cut into matchstick size)
  • 1
    cup carrot, julienned cut
  • 12
    head green cabbage (julienned cut or shredded into thick pieces)
  • 12
    green bell pepper (julienned)
  • 12
    white onion (julienned)
  • 6
    ounces uncooked chow mein stir-fry noodles (usually comes in 6 oz package)
  • 1 12
    tablespoons chicken bouillon
  • 1
    teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons cooking oil


  • In a medium pot, add water and bring to a boil.
  • Meanwhile, In a large wok or saute pan add cooking oil and stir fry all the veggies (put the cabbage at the very top) and saute until tender. This takes about 10-15 minute Remove the veggies from pan and set aside in a bowl. Keep warm.
  • Add the noodles to the boiling water and cook for about 3 mins or until al dente. Remove from water, drain in cold water. Set aside.
  • Add a little more cooking oil to the wok and add the ham. Cook for about 2 minutes Add noodles and lightly stir fry about 2 minutes Add chicken and veggies to pan, mix together, and season with the chicken bullion and cumin powder. Add salt if needed. Heat thru for another 3 minutes or until flavors have blended together. Serve warm.