Chopsuey is a vegetable stirfry usually made up the cabbage, cauliflower, beans, and bell pepper. Other similar vegetables are also used like sayote, celery, carrots and mushroom. There is no exact measure or combination as long as it is the Baguio type of vegetables, for flavoring, strips of meat and/or seafood is added. Chopsuey is so popular that it is the typical accompaniment vegetables of most meat and seafood dish at fiestas or any other celebrations. It is also as popular in most Pinoy and even Chinese restaurants. Here is a the basic chopsuey recipe


Chopsuey - Canned Quail Eggs

1 cup pork, boiled, sliced thinly
1 cup medium size shrimp, shelled
1 cup chicken thigh, boiled cut into pieces
1 can cooked quail egg
12 pcs. young corn, cut diagonally
20 pcs sitsaro, stringed
1 small size cauliflower, cut to pieces
1 medium size carrot, sliced thinly
1 small size cabbage, cut into wedges
1 small red bell pepper, cut into wedges
1 small green bell pepper, cut into wedges
1 stalk celery, separate leaves, stem sliced thinly
1/2 head garlic, chopped
1 medium size onion, chopped
2 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. sugar
salt and pepper
cooking oil

Cooking procedure:

Chopsuey Cooking Procedure

In a wok sauté garlic and onion, add pork, chicken and shrimp, quickly stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimps are cooked. Add in salt to taste, pepper, sugar, 2 cups of broth or water and bring to a boil and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Add young corn, carrots, celery stalks and stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add in sitsaro, cabbage, bell pepper, celery leaves and quail eggs, stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are cooked but firm. Add in sugar and season with salt and pepper, thicken sauce with cornstarch diluted in 1/4 cup of water cook for another minute or until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.

See other chopseuy recipe:

Pinoy Buko Chopsuey
Oriental Chopsuey


  1. grabe ha!! i like this site! i discovered you thru entrecard! i have to put you on my fave links. have to come back soon for more. nagbrowse lang ako eh. ginugutom kasi ako sa site mo. i have to return as soon as i'm a bit fuller so i dont hear my tummy grumbling sa mga food photos mo. :)

  2. How about a Recipe for "Beef" or Pork > they use for SioPao fillings...Thanx

  3. Welcome to OPC ate Sienna...

    To Anonymous,
    I will try to post the recipe soon...

  4. Excellent Site..Thanks for Sharing the Recipes, I am a regular browser..Weekly.! I used to plan a weekly meal and it really helps a lot..More power..

  5. i like chopsuey!! i'll ask my mom to try preparing one with quail eggs.. sounds yummy!

  6. thanks sa help...i love cooking kc

  7. wow! sa picture pa lang you can really tell ang sarap ng chopsuey na ito, i will try to cook this weekend, for meantime ilista ko muna mga ingredients bibilhin. Thanks again sa mga na-shared mong recipes.Big help talaga para sa mga mother katulad ko.

  8. To goodmama, Thanks also and goodluck po.

  9. Salamat talaga, sa larawan pa lang masarap na..
    i love ur chopsuey recipe and im cooking it once a week.


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