A healthy high protein breakfast of eggs cooked with vegetables, meat and shrimp sometimes served with a warm sauce. Egg Foo Young is a fluffy Chinese egg omelette filled with vegetables and pork or shrimp, smothered in a tasty Chinese Sauce.
STEP 1.1 in a large mixing bowl add ⅓ cup shredded chinese leeks, ⅓ cup shredded chinese chives, ⅓ cup shredded cabbage/ ½ cup shredded carrot, ¼ cup freshly chopped chillies.
STEP 2.2 heat a wok and add 1 to 2 tsp of oil and let it get hot. Add 4 ounces (113 gms) of ground pork meat and stir for 1 to 2 minutes till cooked. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the cooked pork mince to the bowl of vegetables.
STEP 3.3 clean and cut 4 oz (113 gms) fresh shrimps and add to the other ingredients in the large mixing bowl.
STEP 4.4 in a mixing bowl crack 5 eggs and whisk. Add to the large bowl with the vegetables, pork and shrimp and mix together well.
STEP 5.5 add 2 tsp oyster sauce, 1 tbsp soy sauce, ¼ tsp salt and balck pepper to taste and mix well.
STEP 6.6 turn the heat to high and heat the wok for 10 seconds. Add 1 tbsp of oil and turn the heat to low as eggs burn easily.
STEP 7.7 add ½ cup of the egg mixture and fry on low heat for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until both sides are golden brown. Remove from the wok and place on a serving plate.
STEP 8.8 in a small saucepan add 1 tbsp oyster sauce, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp cornflour, ½ tsp white pepper and 1 cup water or chicken broth. Mix together well. Place the saucepan on medium heat and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. When the sauce boils turn the heat to low. Stir continuously. Once the sauce thickens turn off the heat.
STEP 9.9 pour the sauce on the egg foo young.
calories per serving
77 g Fat92 g Protein35 g Carbs17 g FiberOther
Vitamins & Minerals
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment