Shrimp Egg Foo Young

barbara lentz


I love egg foo young and I like to add a little sugar to the gravy for a bit of sweetness. You can use any meat you like. Chicken and ground pork work well with this recipe. Bon' Appetite


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 10 large
  • 8 large
    uncooked shrimp diced
  • 2 c
    bean sprouts
  • 2 medium
    shallots diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
    mushrooms diced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/4 c
    each soy sauce and oyster sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    each dry sherry and sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 3
    green onions chopped for garnish

How to Make Shrimp Egg Foo Young


  1. Beat the eggs and mix in all ingredients except oil. Get a skillet hot and add the oil. Pour eggs in 1/2 cup at a time to make a pancake. Brown on one side then flip and brown on the other. Remove from pan and repeat with remaining egg mixture.
  2. For the gravy add the butter to pan and melt. Add the flour and make a roux. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil whisking until thick.
  3. Pour gravy over egg and garnish with green onions

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About Shrimp Egg Foo Young

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Chinese

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