{Midweek Meal} Chop Suey

Here’s a super quick midweek that can be thrown together in about half an hour and has become a new family favourite.


(serves 4)

  • vegetable oil
  • 500g turkey breast (or, if it only comes in 400g or 600g packets, don’t stress & go with that!)
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tin or jar of bamboo shoots (ca. 180g drained weight or the closest you can get)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1ooml smooth orange juice
  • 6 tablespoons gluten free soy sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • a handful of cashew nuts
  • cooked rice to serve



  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large frying pan.
  • Cut the turkey breast in to strips and coat with the corn flour and stir fry in the oil until cooked through. Remove from the pan.
  • Peel the carrots and deseed the pepper, then cut both in to matchstick sized pieces. Stir fry the carrots, pepper and bamboo shoots together with the ground ginger for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the turkey meat back in an stir fry for another minute or so to warm through.
  • Add the orange juice and soy sauce and bring to the boil while stirring.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve on a bed of rice with cashew nuts scattered on top.

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