Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

Woolworth's Lunch Counter Chop Suey Chow Mein

8 cups

servings

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total time

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds pork, cut in 1/2-inch cubes

Salt and pepper (to taste)

Flour

1 tablespoon lard or Crisco shortening

1 large Spanish onion, diced

3 cups chopped celery

3 tablespoons soy sauce, regular strength

2 tablespoons Bead Molasses

ketchup squirt

liquid drained from canned Vegetables (1 cup total)

16 ounces canned oriental vegetables

8 ounces canned mushrooms

FOR SERVING:

fried chow mein noodles

steamed white rice

Soy sauce

Directions

Dust meat lightly with flour seasoned with salt and pepper.

Heat shortening in Instant Pot. Brown meat (uncovered) in batches in hot, smoky oil.

Add onion, celery, soy sauce, Bead Molasses, and liquids from canned vegetables. Cover. Cook 15 minutes Cool of its own accord.

Stir in drained vegetables and mushrooms and heat through.

TO SERVE:

Chow mein noodles on bottom; 2 scoops of rice; 1 ladleful of chop suey; extra soy sauce. (And they always brought catsup.)

8 cups

servings

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total time
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