Easy Egg Foo Yung Recipe: A Tasty 20-Minute Lunch or Dinner by 30Seconds Food

Vegetarian Dinner
2 years ago

Easy Egg Foo Yung Recipe: A Tasty 20-Minute Lunch or Dinner

Egg foo young (also spelled egg fooyung, egg foo yong, egg foo yung or egg fu yung) is a Chinese omelette recipe that's popular across China and in the U.S. This is a vegetarian egg foo yung recipe, but often you will find it made with chickenpork or seafood

Egg foo young is typically served with rice and a gravy or sauce. But it would be just as delicious with a salad for a light dinner or lunch.

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Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 8 eggs
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 4 - 5 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • sesame oil, for cooking
  • sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk the eggs together in a bowl. Add the onion, bean sprouts, celery, mushrooms, green onions and soy sauce. 
  2. Heat about 1 teaspoon of sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Pour in about 1/2 cup of the mixture for each pancake. Cook until golden brown on both sides. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more sesame oil as needed. 

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Elisa Schmitz
Ooooh, love egg foo yung. Great idea to make it at home! #yum
Delicious recipe and you don't even need to get takeout...
Julie Rose
Looks amazing! 😍

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