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Shrimp Egg Foo Young
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Savory and comforting fresh shrimp egg foo young, developed from basic Cantonese egg foo young.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: egg, Foo Young
Servings: 3
Calories: 221 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 6 large eggs , room temperature recommended
  • 2 fresh shitake mushrooms
  • 1 small bunch of bean sprouts , around 100g, root removed
  • 1 cup shrimp , shelled and deveined+ a pinch of salt and pepper for marinating
  • 2 green onions
  • 1/4 tsp. Chinese five spice powder , or white pepper powder
  • Oil for pan-frying or deep-frying
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. corn starch
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  1. Cut the shrimp into finger size pieces and then marinate with a small pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Slice the mushrooms firstly and then shred into thin shreds. Cut bean sprouts into 6-8cm sections.
  3. Beaten all the eggs and add mushroom, bean sprouts, green onion, five spice powder, salt and shrimp together.
  4. In a small bowl, mix all the gravy ingredients and simmer for 5 minutes over slow fire.
  5. Heat around 3 tablespoons of oil on a smaller frying pan (the one I am using is 18cm in diameter) and then pour in 1/3 of the mixture and fry for 4-5 minutes over medium slow fire. Turn over and fry the other side for 2-3 minutes and then transfer out. Repeat to finish the remaining 2 portions.
  6. Serve with the gravy and drizzle before enjoying.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Egg Foo Young
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 479mg 160%
Sodium 801mg 33%
Potassium 203mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 11.5%
Vitamin C 6.7%
Calcium 11.8%
Iron 16.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.