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A traditional and highly famous Filipino recipe, Chopsuey is a stir-fry dish made from blended greens in a thickened and delicious white or mild brown sauce with meat like pork, chicken, and shrimp add-ons to make it substantial. Serve with rice for a tasty, healthy and satisfying meal!

Chopsuey Recipe


  • 1/2 kg pork, sliced about 1 – 1 1/2 inches
  • 10-12 pcs quail eggs (itlog ng pugo), boiled
  • 2 – 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 medium onion, slice into 6 wedges
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced diagonally about 1/2 inch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • shrimp
  • 1/2 cabbage, quartered
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1/2 to 1 cup of cauliflower
  • 1/2 to 1 cup of snow peas (chicharo) or baguio beans (alternative)
  • 1 can of baby corn (optional)
  • 1 tbsp magic sarap seasoning (optional)
  • 2 tsp cornstarch diluted in 1/4 cup of water

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Saute the garlic and onion
  2. Add pork and red bell pepper, cook for 1 – 2 minutes
  3. Add 1 cup water and 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  4. Mix, then cover and bring to boil
  5. Add cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, snow peas/baguio beans and baby corn
  6. Add 1 tbsp magic sarap seasoning
  7. Put Salt and pepper to taste
  8. Mix, then cover and simmer for about 5 minutes until vegetables are half cooked
  9. Add quail eggs/itlog ng pugo (optional)
  10. Add diluted cornstarch mixture into the pot and mix well.
  11. Simmer for about a minute
  12. Serve hot and ENJOY! 

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