Heart Chop Suey

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Heart Chop Suey
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 23, 2023

This Heart Chop Suey recipe is a classic American dish that features tender heart meat cooked with a medley of vegetables in a flavorful sauce. It's a hearty and satisfying meal that's perfect for busy weeknights or special occasions. Serve it over steamed rice or noodles for a complete and delicious dinner!


  • 1 pound heart meat, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked rice or noodles, for serving


  1. In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sliced heart meat and cook until browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the sliced onion and minced garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent.
  4. Add the sliced bell peppers, mushrooms, bean sprouts, carrots, and celery. Cook until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, cornstarch, and water. Pour the sauce over the vegetables in the skillet.
  6. Return the cooked heart meat to the skillet and stir to coat it with the sauce. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve the Heart Chop Suey over cooked rice or noodles. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Chop Suey is a dish originating in the United States, with Chinese-American roots.
  • Heart meat is lean and flavorful, making it a great choice for this dish.
  • Chop Suey became popular in the 19th century as Chinese immigrants introduced their cuisine to American diners.
  • This Heart Chop Suey recipe can be customized with your favorite vegetables and protein choices.