Egg Foo Young - The Best!!!


Colleen Sowa Recipe

By Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7


Rating:
Serves:
)depends on the size you make) 30 egg foo young
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
40 Min
Comments:

I make this for Chinese New Year, sporting events, pot lucks, and other events.

These are the best Egg Foo Young!!! They are easy to make and taste so good. The kids love them too!

I developed this recipe when I was a teenager living out in the country near a tiny village... and missing the convienience of the Chinese food just a few blocks away when we lived in Chicago.

Everyone raves about my version of Egg Foo Young!

Ingredients

EGG BATTER
1/2 lb
each: chicken breast and pork steak (cooked, cooled and chopped small)
12 large
eggs (beaten)
2 can(s)
(16 ounce) mixed chinese vegetables (drain liquid into sauce pot)
1 can(s)
(16 ounce) bean sprouts (drain liquid into sauce pot)
1 large
onion (minced fine)
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ground black pepper
4 Tbsp
soy sauce
OIL FOR FRYING
3 Tbsp
peanut oil (more if needed)
SAUCE
liquid from the twree cans of vegetables
4 c
chicken broth (can use bouillon)
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
dark corn syrup
3 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 tsp
ground ginger
THICKENER
1/2 c
cold water
5 Tbsp
corn starch

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all sauce ingredients together and bring to a boil.
2
Add thickener ingredients together and stir until well mixed to avoid lumps. Stir this mixture into the boiling sauce mixture. Stir until grave/sauce is thickened. Set aside.
3
Add all egg batter ingredients together and mix well.
Place some peanut oil in large skillet. Drop batter by large spoonfuls into hot oil in different areas of the skillet to form patties or pancake shapes. Cook until browned a bit and eggs are set. Turn and repeat process. Set aside in pan of sauce as you finish making the rest.
4
Use more oil as needed.

*** I sometimes make a couple of cheap gravy mixes together according to directions (chicken, beef, turkey, pork... doesn't matter), and add this to my sauce.... it is good either way.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy


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19 Comments

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Robin J. DeLucca perrogal
Feb 20, 2014
I made this for a light dinner tonight nomnomnom!! Sorry I forgot to rate it before.:(
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Robin J. DeLucca perrogal
Feb 20, 2014
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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Robin J. DeLucca perrogal
Feb 20, 2014
Wow, Colleen, this is almost the same as mine, since there's just the 2 of us I make it with 5 eggs, water chestnuts, sprouts, green onions and Chinese pork....this is a super recipe. I love the addition of ginger to the sauce, I hadn't thought of that, it sure made a difference. yummmo!!!
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Jane McNair BootiTwoShoes
Feb 4, 2011
Just put a request for egg foo young in the "looking for" and then I found this post. Afraid I was backwards this morning - should have searched first.