Egg Foo Young


This is an easy recipe to make at home. Green onion, celery, bean sprouts and shrimp sauteed in soy sauce and combined with egg.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ¼ cup chopped green onion

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup bean sprouts

  • ¼ teaspoon cornstarch

  • ½ pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and roughly chopped

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 8 eggs, well beaten


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, heat sesame oil and lightly fry the onions, celery and sprouts. Stir in cornstarch and add shrimp, soy sauce and salt. Stir until well blended. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.

  2. Return the pan to the heat, and add the beaten eggs. Fry the eggs while stirring gently. Return the vegetable and shrimp mixture to the pan while the eggs are still liquid. Finish frying until eggs are fully cooked.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
12g Fat
8g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 462mg 154%
Sodium 1313mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 415mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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