Chop Suey (Sapasui)


Number of servings: 11

Serving Size: ½ cup



  • 2 (7.75-ounce) packets bean thread
  • 8-9 cloves garlic
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1 (15-ounce) can corn
  • ½ medium head cabbage 
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 (11.5-ounce) can corned beef
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce 
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper



  1. In a large bowl, SOAK bean threads in cold water for 10-15 minutes. DRAIN.
  2. MINCE the garlic, SLICE the onion, and DRAIN the corn.
  3. DICE cabbage.
  4. In a large pan, HEAT oil on medium heat.
  5. ADD garlic and onions. FRY until onions are clear.
  6. ADD bean threads, cabbage, corned beef, and water. SIMMER for 3-5 minutes.
  7. ADD corn, soy sauce, and pepper and STIR.
  8. SIMMER on low for 10 minutes, or until bean threads are tender.


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  • Recipe contributed by the American Samoa Community College Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ cup (208g)
Servings Per Container 11

Amount Per Serving
Calories 260  Calories from Fat 45
 %Daily value
Total Fat 5g 8%
    Saturated Fat 5g 9%
    Trans Fat 0g   0%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 480mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 14%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
    Sugars 6g  
Protein 13g  
Vitamin A  10% Vitamin C  40% 
Calcium  20%  Iron 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calories diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. 
  Calories: 2,000 2,500  
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
    Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate
300mg 375g
    Dietary Fiber   25g 30g  
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 .  Carbohydrate 4 .  Protein 4

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