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Chicken Chop Suey

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6



  • 1 whole fryer chicken
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups thinly sliced celery
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (no. 2) can (chop suey vegetables) mixed Chinese vegetables
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce


Boil chicken in pot about 1 1/2 hours, with water half covering chicken. Let cool. Take meat off bone, and pull apart. Melt butter in skillet, saute onion and celery until tender. Add broth and chop suey vegetables and heat to boiling. Mix cornstarch with soy sauce, and add to hot mixture stirring constantly. Simmer 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Serve over rice.