Quick Turkey Chop Suey Recipe

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"Whenever I serve this chop suey to relatives or friends, I get asked for the recipe," writes Anne Powers of Munford, Alabama. Canned ingredients make it convenient to prepare.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed chicken broth, undiluted, divided
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (14 ounces) bean sprouts, drained
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Hot cooked white or brown rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup chop suey, calculated without rice) equals 208 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 850 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet or wok, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink; drain. Add 1 cup broth and next four ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until celery is tender.
  2. Add bean sprouts. Combine the cornstarch, soy sauce and remaining broth; stir into turkey mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Quick Turkey Chop Suey in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p23

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup chop suey, calculated without rice) equals 208 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 850 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2009

"This is a good recipe but the sodium content is way to high to be heart healthy"

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