CHINESE EGGS FOO YONG

CHINESE FOO YONG

( Traditional Chinese omlette to be eaten at breakfast / or lunch or dinner — an all time favorite )

Ingredients:

  1. 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  2. 1 cup fresh bean sprout
  3. 1/4 cup minced scallion
  4. 1/4 cup minced bamboo shoot or celery or shredded Chinese cabbage
  5. 4 water chestnuts, minced
  6. 1/3-1/2 cup slivered cooked ham or chicken or pork or minced shrimp
  7. 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  8. 2-3 tablespoons peanut oil (or other cooking oil)

Foo Yung Sauce:

  1. 1 cup chicken broth
  2. 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  3. 2 teaspoons sugar
  4. 2 teaspoons vinegar
  5. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  6. 2 tablespoons water

Method:

  1. Mix eggs, vegetables, meat and soy.
  2. Heat 2 tsp oil in a 4-6 inch skillet over moderate heat for 30 seconds.
  3. Add 1/3 cup egg mixture and fry as you would a pancake until lightly browned on the bottom, turn over and brown flip side.
  4. Keep warm (but do not stack), while you fry remaining pancakes, adding more oil if needed and stirring egg mixture before adding to pan.
  5. Foo Yung Sauce: In a pan, heat broth, soy, sugar and vinegar.
  6. In a bowl, blend cornstarch and water.
  7. Add to sauce and cook, stirring, until sauce bubbles and thickens.
  8. Serve with hot Egg Foo Yung.

Courtesy:

Aman Tandon
Regional Exec. Chef
The Pride Hotel

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