American chopsuey Indian style – Take dinner time to a delicious new level with this Indian version of the popular American chop suey featuring irresistible sweet and spicy sauce served on a bed of crispy noodles. Load up with your favorite vegetables, add a touch of protein and watch the whole family tuck in.
Growing up, noodles have always been a favorite and obviously an easy meal idea. I loved them with plenty of veggies and a fried egg on top. Well, today I’m going to tell you about a totally different kind of noodles. To be exact, American chop suey Indian style. Again, the traditional version of this chop suey is 100% vegetarian. But we are going to add a few chicken pieces and a fried egg. Perfect!
When you’re super busy planning and attending holiday parties, I think quick and easy recipes like this chop suey are godsend. You know, you’ll need some quick and easy dinner ideas to get through the holiday season. For me, it sounds so perfect for this time of the year.
If you are not familiar with this Indian American chop suey, it’s all about vegetables and chicken simmered in Indo-Chinese sauce served with crispy noodles. That fried egg on top is a must.
The preparation of crispy noodles is pretty simple. Just stick to the instructions on the packet to cook them perfectly. I used Indian style hakka noodles (available from Indian grocery stores) in this recipe. However, any instant noodles will be perfect. In order to make the noodles crispy, we’ll fry them until golden. The combo of crispy noodles and lip-smacking sauce with vegetables is what makes this American chop suey totally addictive. If you don’t want to fry the noodles, the soft cooked noodles works perfectly in this recipe.
The key to perfect chop suey not only depends on the crispness of the noodles but also on the flavorful sauce. The sauce is super simple with a few veggies and chicken cooked in Chinese sauces. Totally yum!
And the fried egg on top completes the picture. This is the best chop suey ever. Nothing can beat it. What do you think?