Ever have trouble making your chopsuey tastier? While cooking this type of dish often makes us think of vegetables more than anything else, it also possesses a bright and subtly salty flavor that’s hard to say no to. Adding the slightly sweet and distinct flavor of crab can even make it…
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Ever have trouble making your chopsuey tastier? While cooking this type of dish often makes us think of vegetables more than anything else, it also possesses a bright and subtly salty flavor that’s hard to say no to. However, adding the slightly sweet and distinct crab flavor can make it even better. Do not believe me? Just taste and see in this Crab and Corn Chopsuey!
Today’s recipe is packed with the simple goodness of corn as well as the seafood flavor of our crab. And the best part is that this is absolutely easy to do! You only need some knorr crab and corn chowder to mimic all that flavor. Of course we will also use spices that are commonly used in Chopsuey to really achieve the flavor we want.
If you’re suddenly in the mood to make this Filipino classic with roasted vegetables, let me suggest a few more variations! This is quite a versatile dish, and so you can create different versions, each with their own special appeal. Just look!
This is the original version that uses quail eggs, pork, baby corn and more! After all, what’s Chopsuey without a healthy arrangement of ingredients? I also love the complementary mix of meat with pork and chicken. These two tend to really have a lot of dynamic when served together in dishes, which is why I would recommend this original chop suey recipe.
Scallop Chop Suey
Hoping to work with something lighter but all the buttery soft and compelling? I tried to create this scallop chop suey because I just knew veggies like cabbage and colorful veggies like carrots would pair perfectly with scallops. This particular component can add a lot of richness to a dish.
Super special Chopsuey
There are definitely ways to upgrade your chopsuey and make it even tastier. For this Super Special Chopsuey we added some common but important components to add more flavor and excitement to our dish. I used shrimp with chicken breast and chicken liver to make our meal more filling and delicious. And don’t be intimidated by the “Super Special” quality, as the stages aren’t too challenging.
Speaking of easy recipes, let me take us back to our Crab and Corn Chopsuey. Try it with me!
How to Cook Crab and Corn Chopsuey
Prepare the vegetables
Pour 3 tablespoons of cooking oil into your wok and heat. Then add 1 yellow onion and 4 cloves of garlic. Fry them until the onion softens. That would be your signal to also add 1 carrot, 1 ½ cups cauliflower florets, and 1 ½ cups broccoli florets to the wok. Cook everything for another 2 minutes.
Then simply incorporate 1 ½ cups cabbage, 1 red bell pepper, 1 green bell pepper and 15 snow peas. Throw these all together.
It’s time to get 2 tablespoons of soy sauce and 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce into the mix. Boil the ingredients together for 2 minutes. Then, in a separate container, mix together 1 ½ cups of water and your 1 ounce Knorr crab and corn chowder. Stir the mixture thoroughly before adding it to your chopsuey. Then maintain the heat until it boils.
Adding tofu, eggs and some more spices
You should take 8 ounces of fried extra firm tofu and 12 boiled quail eggs. Add these to the wok and cook until the sauce has reduced and thickened. Finish things off by sprinkling in as much salt and ground black pepper as you like.
You can simply pop this into a serving bowl of your choice and there you have it! Congratulations on completing your easy yet delicious crab and corn chopsuey! If you’re looking for substitutes for ingredients you don’t already have, I could suggest a few good alternatives for this recipe.
Alternative ingredients for crab and corn chopsuey
- Yellow Onion – It can be difficult to get hold of that particular component, so you can use other types of onions instead, e.g. B. the red onion.
- snow peas – For this ingredient, you can actually turn to other green veggies like asparagus and green beans. These can mimic the satisfying texture we get from snow peas. But be warned that asparagus can be a lot tastier, and if you’re not a fan of it, simply reduce the amount you add to your dish.
If you are interested in anything else related to this recipe, feel free to comment your questions below.
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Heat oil in a wok. Sauté onion and garlic until onion softens.
1 yellow onion, 3 tablespoons cooking oil, 4 cloves of garlic
Add the carrot, cauliflower, and broccoli. Boil 2 minutes.
1 ½ cups cauliflower florets, 1 ½ cups broccoli florets, 1 carrot
Add the cabbage, peppers and snow peas. Throw.
1 red pepper, 1 green pepper, 1 ½ cups cabbage, 15 snow peas
Add soy sauce and oyster sauce and continue cooking for 2 minutes.
2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
Combine water and Knorr crab and corn chowder mix. Stir and pour into the wok. Let it cook.
37 grams Knorr crab and corn chowder, 1 ½ cups water
Add fried tofu and quail eggs. Continue cooking until the sauce is reduced and thickened.
8 ounces extra firm tofu, 12 quail eggs
Season with salt and ground black pepper as needed.
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Put on a serving plate.
Surcharge. Share and enjoy!
Calories: 239kcal (12%) Carbohydrates: 16G (5%) Protein: 12G (24%) Fat: 15G (23%) Saturated Fatty Acids: 2G (10%) Polyunsaturated fat: 4G Monounsaturated fatty acids: 8thG Trans fats: 0.04G Cholesterol: 228mg (76%) Sodium: 745mg (31%) Potassium: 632mg (18%) Fiber: 5G (20%) Sugar: 7G (8th%) Vitamin A: 4016ie (80%) Vitamin C: 126mg (153%) Calcium: 99mg (10%) Iron: 3mg (17%)
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