Kaua‘i's Favorite Recipes
Sapasui is a Samoan version of chop suey, or pancit. Sapasui can be served as a side dish, or a meal on its own. A Samoan family gathering isn’t complete without sapasui!
|1 lb||pork or beef, thinly chopped|
|1 package||vermicelli noodles|
|2 tbs||vegetable oil|
|1||onion, finely chopped|
|½ cup||water - reserved from cooked noodles|
|1 package||frozen vegetables|
- For pork – thinly chop, season with salt & pepper, then boil the meat to remove excess fat. Once cooked, remove the meat from the water. For beef - thinly chop, season with salt & pepper, and sauté in oil.
- Prepare the noodles according to the package instructions and cut the noodles using kitchen scissors. Make sure not to overcook and set aside.
- In a separate pot, sauté the garlic and onion in the oil.
- Add the meat to the pot.
- Add the shoyu and mix together
- Add the cooked noodles and mix, adding water to combine.
- Stir and let simmer over medium heat until water evaporates
- Add frozen vegetables and cook for five minutes
- (Optional) Thinly chop cabbage and stir in
- Add salt and pepper to taste
Recipe submitted by Nikki Ige, Daughter of Mrs. Mereane Ige