Shrimp Egg Foo Yung

Shrimp Egg Foo Yung is one of my favorite Chinese dishes. I was craving some the other night and decided to try and make it myself. My oh my was it deelish.

What you will need…

for the patties…

1 cup small shrimp (if larger, chop)

1/2 of large white onion

1/2 bundle of scallion

1/4 green pepper

6 eggs

pinch of salt

1 cup vegetable oil

olive oil spray

for the gravy…

1/2 cup flour 2 tbsp cornstarch

2 cups cold water chicken broth

2 tablespoons soy sauce

pinch of salt

pinch of pepper

on the side…

cooked white rice(or rice of choice)

Preparation…

Clean and de-vein shrimp. If larger in size, chop. No need to season the shrimp, mine were seasoned as they were leftover from a prior dish. Rinse and chop onions, scallions and green peppers. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep sided pan on medium heat. Sautee shrimp and chopped veggies in olive oil spray until shrimp turns pink.

In a large bowl, beat the 6 eggs and add the  shrimp & veggies mixture and a pinch of salt. Mix well. Using a ladle spoon to scoop, pour the egg mixture into the hot oil to form patties

Cook for about two minutes until brown and turn over with a strainer spoon. Flip again for 1 minute and then remove and place on paper towels to drain.

Repeat this process until the mixture is gone. Yields about 6 patties

Preparing the gravy…

Heat about 3 tablespoons of the oil used to make the patties in a clean pan. Add the cornstarch and brown

Slowly pour in the 2 cups  chicken broth and stir continuously to avoid lumping. Bring to a boil. Add soy sauce,  salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer for a few minutes.

Serve the Egg Foo Young patties over a bed of white rice (or rice of choice) with the gravy on top.

Enjoy!

*Tweaked my sauce recipe

Erica
Erica

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14 Comments

  1. 08.17.2011 / 12:24 pm

    freaking yum! i love egg foo yung, can’t wait to try this

    • Mz. More
      Author
      08.17.2011 / 12:28 pm

      I ate the last of it last night. Looking at these pics is making me want more! lol

  2. Victorsdaughter
    08.17.2011 / 1:00 pm

    Mmmmm This looks so delicious, I love egg foo young . Definitely going to put this on the list of recipes to try during the Fall ! Good job girl!

    • Mz. More
      Author
      08.17.2011 / 1:11 pm

      Thank you. I figured you would like this one! 🙂

  3. 08.17.2011 / 3:25 pm

    I have never had egg foo yung, but I want to try this recipe. I have all these ingredients so I might make it tonight. Thanks for sharing.

    • Mz. More
      Author
      08.17.2011 / 3:31 pm

      No problem, let me know how you like it!

  4. 08.18.2011 / 9:22 am

    I tried the recipe last night and it was great! I will definitely make it again. It was easy and tasty. You must share more recipes.

    • Mz. More
      Author
      08.18.2011 / 10:16 am

      I am so glad that you enjoyed it. I will definitely share more recipes! 🙂

  5. 08.18.2011 / 4:29 pm

    This looks DELISH! My Sweety loves Shrimp Egg Foo Yung! Gotta save this recipe in my archives!

    Prissy

  6. 08.26.2011 / 6:43 pm

    Wow, the meal looked delish! I would luv to try this out and it seems so easy!
    xoxo

  7. 09.02.2011 / 5:25 pm

    Now, I’m about to order me some… that looks good~

    • Mz. More
      Author
      09.02.2011 / 8:32 pm

      I’m craving some myself! Lol

  8. satisfashion16
    10.06.2011 / 3:17 am

    Hum, never tasted that before. You now officially remind me of my sister, she also likes cooking, WELL I also love cooking, when I am in the mood. Will defeneatly try this out. I have a passion for: Food, Makeup, HIGH Heels, Nails, fashion in general, and I like to work out, just to save my body from my affair with food. I really wanted to share a recipe, but don’t know which to share. My head….

    • Mz More
      Author
      10.06.2011 / 9:31 am

      You can start off by sharing your favorite dish 🙂

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