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Homemade Egg Foo Young Recipe

Homemade Egg Foo Young Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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