Egg Foo Young

Total Time:
20 min
10 min
10 min

4 servings

  • EVOO, for brushing
  • 12 eggs
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced deli chicken, turkey, ham or roast beef, finely chopped
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 cup shredded baby bok choy
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced on an angle
  • 1/4 red bell pepper, very thinly sliced
  • One 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated, plus 2 thin slices
  • 1 large clove garlic, grated or made into a paste
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup tamari (aged soy sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce

Preheat a griddle over medium heat and brush it with some oil.

Whisk the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the chicken, mushrooms, bean sprouts, bok choy, carrots, scallions, bell pepper, grated ginger and garlic. Season with salt and pepper.

Using a large spoon, drop about 1/2 cup of the mixture onto the griddle for each "pancake". Cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Meanwhile, mix the cornstarch with a splash of chicken stock to dissolve. Combine the remaining stock, the cornstarch mixture, tamari, hot sauce and sliced ginger in a small saucepan. Boil until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 3 minutes. Discard the sliced ginger.

Put 2 pancakes on each plate and top with the gravy.

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Loved all the veggies, but the sauce was way too salty--cut the tamari at least in half item not reviewed by moderator and published
There should be Chinese cooking rice wine or dry sherry in this recipe, and NO EVOO for Christ's sake, regular vegetable oil or peanut oil. I love EVOO, but this is Chinese food, the Chinese NEVER use EVOO, probably because EVOO has a pretty strong, distinctive flavor and I'd imagine the flavor would adulterate and overpower the dish. item not reviewed by moderator and published
awful recipe, the sauce is disgusting, the "egg foo young" is an omlet item not reviewed by moderator and published
What a great way to add vegetables and use up leftover meat. Love this dish. This receipe is nice and flexible so I used shredded beets carrots and mushrooms and peas. I had some hawaiin seasoning around and used that in the sauce and pancake. Yummy item not reviewed by moderator and published
Super simple, I used regular soy sauce, and just onions, garlic and lots of bean sprouts, so very little prep. It tasted better than the egg foo young at any Chinese place! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make it veggie, & it's great. I make it again & again. It's a keeper! item not reviewed by moderator and published
EXCELLENT! Try chinese bbq pork :} ... modify types of veggies to your liking (or to go with whatever meat you choose. Sauce is ok to my liking - will reduce soy to 1 Tbsp next time or create my own.... item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe. I did add smoked salmon, but it was hard to keep lit. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This hit the mark for something tasty, different and family-friendly. I was rushing to prep egg mixture before heading out to football practice. I have founfd that RR's meals usually do clock in close to 30 minutes, but I was not organized enough at the start of this preparation so it took me a little longer (e.g. I didn't have pre-shredded carrots / I used left over roast chicken thighs that I needed to slice the meat off of. But just the fact that I had everything on hand and it was the three things I mentioned above, this has been saved to the recipe box. The noodles were basically no cook but I will adjust the amount of honey next time.. They were a bit too sweet for my liking. And the sauce seemed extremely salty, but I think I reduced it too much. And, once it was spread on the egg foo young it wasn't bad. Keeper. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delish!!! We added chicken and next time shrimp. So easy and tasty. Thanks again RR!! You help keep things interesting at mealtime! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Well swap out the oil. I have a friend who couldn't use peanut oil because of a peanut allergy. That is what is so great about cooking. You can tailor it to your preference. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Please watch your MOUTH! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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