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Homemade Egg Foo Young Recipe
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Homemade Egg Foo Young Recipe

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Forget the Chinese takeout! You'll have fun making this colorful, crunchy and delicious version of an Asian classic at home in just 30 minutes. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14 ounces) chop suey vegetables, drained
  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined cooked small shrimp, coarsely chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • GREEN PEA SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed

Nutritional Facts

3 patties with 1/2 cup sauce equals 242 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 298 mg cholesterol, 497 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chop suey vegetables, shrimp and green onions. Stir in eggs. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil. Drop vegetable mixture by 1/4 cupfuls into skillet. Cook in batches until browned on both sides, using remaining oil as needed.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and bouillon. Gradually stir in water and soy sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in peas; heat through. Serve with egg foo yong. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Egg Foo Yong in Healthy Cooking February/March 2011, p49

Nutritional Facts

3 patties with 1/2 cup sauce equals 242 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 298 mg cholesterol, 497 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

Cut up some mushrooms to use instead of the shrimp--turned out delicious! Easy and low-calorie too.

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Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

I made this last evening for my hubby and I. YUM! The only change I made was that I used medium sized shrimp which presented nice chunks of meat. I served Jasmine rice, the rest of the peas, and egg rolls on the side. Beautiful dinner. Beautiful plate. Will definitely make this one again!

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