Egg Foo Young

Egg Foo Young

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"This is an easy recipe to make at home. Green onion, celery, bean sprouts and shrimp sauteed in soy sauce and combined with egg."


30 m servings 239 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 25.5 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 462 mg
  • 154%
  • Sodium:
  • 1313 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a skillet over medium heat, heat sesame oil and lightly fry the onions, celery and sprouts. Stir in cornstarch and add shrimp, soy sauce and salt. Stir until well blended. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.
  2. Return the pan to the heat, and add the beaten eggs. Fry the eggs while stirring gently. Return the vegetable and shrimp mixture to the pan while the eggs are still liquid. Finish frying until eggs are fully cooked.
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  1. 34 Ratings


Excellent! Quick little cheat tip on sauce? If you are pressed for time like I always am, buy a jar of chicken gravy. Heat it up. Mix a few teaspoons of soy sauce with it. Nobody will know the...

Figured out how to make nice patties! Mix your cooked veggies and shrimp in with eggs mixture and then drop into the pan! I was able to get nice brown patties. I also used the chicken gravy & so...

Very authentic and really tasty. I did add soy sauce to the egg mixture and I substituted ham for the shrimp. It was a very simple yet excellent meal. Thanks for the recipe.

All your missing is a gravy recipe, All foo youngs that i've ever eaten have come with gravy.

Excellent! Much much better than I expected. My husband loved it too!!! And it was very easy and fast to prepare! Bravo!

Great recipe! Very authentic...but very easy to prepare.

This was an excellent egg foo yung. I only used a sprinkle of salt instead of the whole teaspoon, and it was plenty salty for us. Next time I would totally omit the salt, and perhaps sub some ...

This is my husband's absolute favorite dish when going out for Chinese and this recipe is the real deal!!! We followed the recipe but chose imitation crab instead of the shrimp and omitted the ...

This was so easy to make, but I can't figure out how to end up with a nice patty like the restaurant. Mine falls apart easily. Also, I need the gravy recipe to compete the meal.