Egg Foo Young

Egg Foo Young

Egg Foo Young is a Chinese egg omelette dish made with vegetables like carrots, peas and bell peppers with an easy gravy topping.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chinese food, egg, Egg Foo Young, omelette
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 170 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots chunks chopped and steamed
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup bean sprouts cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil divided
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  1. Add the eggs, onion, mushrooms, bell pepper, bean sprouts and soy sauce together in a bowl and whisk to combine.

  2. In a large skillet heat 1 teaspoon of sesame oil at a time for each pancake you cook on medium heat
  3. Add about 1/3 cup of mixture per pancake and cook for 3-4 minutes on the first side and 1-2 minutes on the second side.

Recipe Notes

Egg Foo Young Gravy:

1 cup chicken stock
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon dry sherry
1 tablespoon cornstarch

Add everything to a small sauce pan and whisk well before the liquid heats up.
Cook and whisk until thickened.

Nutrition Facts
Egg Foo Young
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 248mg 83%
Sodium 263mg 11%
Potassium 148mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 1g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 15.9%
Calcium 3.9%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.