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Sapasui - chop suey

Sapasui - chop suey a Pacific favourite.
  • 125 grams vermicelli noodles
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 500 grams lean beef, cut into thin strips
  • 1 red capsicum or carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup green beans, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup corriander, chopped roughly
  1. 1. Place the vermicelli noodles in a large bowl and add hot water until just covered. Soak for 10-15 minutes or until the noodles have expanded.
  2. 2. Heat the oil in a large pot, add the onion and cook until softened.
  3. 3. Add garlic and ginger and stir briefly.
  4. 4. Add the beef and cook until it is browned on both sides.
  5. 5. Drain the vermicelli over a bowl, saving a ½ cup of the soaking liquid.
  6. 6. Add the vermicelli and the ½ cup of soaking liquid to the beef mix.
  7. 7. Add the vegetables and soy sauce. Simmer for a couple of minutes.
Be careful not to stir this dish too much or the vermicelli will become mushy.