Chop suey beef was invented by Chinese farmers but it is a popular American side dish. It is made by the process of boiling. It has high protein content. The ingredients used for making chop suey beef include beef round steak, sesame oil, vegetable oil, celery stalks, chicken broth, onions, low-sodium soy sauce and bean sprouts. Some popular chop suey beef recipes include vegetable beef chop suey and chop suey ground beef supper.