Monday, September 16, 2013

How to make Egg Foo Young - Easy Chinese Recipe


  • 1 lb - Boneless Chicken Thighs (cut into bite size pieces)
  • 2 TBS - Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 - tsp - Sesame Oil
  • 2 TBS - Chinese Shaoxing Cooking Wine
  • 1 TBS - Corn Starch
  • 16 - Eggs
  • 1 Cup - Frozen Peas and Carrots
  • 1 Cup - Bean Sprouts
  • 1 Cup - Mushrooms (chopped into medium pieces)
  • 1 Cup - Yellow Onion (chopped into medium pieces)
  • 1 TBS - Granulated Garlic
  • 1 TBS - Black Pepper
  • 4 Cups - Chicken Broth
  • 2 TBS - Oyster Sauce
  • 2 TBS - Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 TBS - Water
  • 2 TBS - Corn Starch

  • Combine chicken, 1 TBS soy sauce, sesame oil, Shaoxing wine and corn starch.
  • Mix well and let marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes or a couple hours.
  • Add 1 TBS vegetable oil to a hot wok and stir fry the chicken in small batches until cooked through, then set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat eggs until well blended.
  • Add  peas, carrots, bean sprouts, mushrooms, onion, granulated garlic, black pepper and mix well.
  • In a wok or skillet add 1 tsp vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Add egg, meat and vegetable mixture in one cup increments and cook for 3 minutes, flip and cook another 2 minutes or until the egg is set.  Continue until all of the mixture is done.
  • In a medium sauce pan over medium high heat combine, chicken broth, oyster sauce, soy sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Combine water and corn starch, mix well and add to the sauce pan.
  • Return the gravy to a boil and it should almost immediately thicken.
  • Serve egg foo young over steamed rice and top with gravy.


  1. This is the best recipe ever!!!!

  2. This is not the 1st time making this , in fact going to do this again for the 4th time , this is really good and simple to make your friends and guest will love it some I can not believe they never did have Egg Foo Young , love it

  3. thank you Larry Wolfe you`ll be saving me lots of money ,will you help me with Ya-Ki Mein Beef-Soup DJ from N.O.La.too young to remember moms recipe I thank you skills would be good in my belly the same .

  4. I would like to make this but confused. The listed measurements for ingredients do not match the verbal measurements in the video Which ones are correct please? Thank you.

  5. How many egg foo young pancakes does this recipe make?

  6. What can be used instead of Shaoxing Cooking Oil?