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    Shrimp and Crab Egg Foo Yong

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Barb Gertz's Note:

    This is a very simple dish similar to making a omelet. The difference is in the sauce. The crab and shrimp can be substituted with other vegetables, grilled tofu, cooked chicken or grilled fish, just use your imagination. When using hard vegetables such as root vegetables, blanch them slightly in hot salted water first. Egg Foo Yong is best served with a fresh fruit salad.

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    SAUCE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl, mix in salt and pepper into beaten eggs, then add the shrimp, crab and vegetables, mix well.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a flat grill or sauté pan over medium heat until hot.
    3. 3
      Add egg mixture into the pan and cook until the edges turn slightly brown.
    4. 4
      Flip over the egg foo yong and cook until bottom is slightly brown.
    5. 5
      In the meantime, in a small saucepan, heat the vegetable broth over medium heat until simmering, add the cornstarch mixture to thicken until texture can coat the spoon.
    6. 6
      Turn off heat and add salt and pepper to taste.
    7. 7
      Pour sauce over the egg foo yong and serve at once.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 31, 2007

      55

      Good

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    • on January 11, 2007

      55

      I'm giving this recipe 5 stars because of the flavor combination. I personally will serve this over rice next time, and use a warming tray. It had gotten cold too fast to enjoy thoroughly. I feel that it could use a bit more oyster sauce and instead of thickening it with cornstarch I will use arrowroot. Arrowroot doesn't need water to keep from clumping and it doesn't drown the flavors. All in all, I enjoyed it and will do this again. Thank you Barb!

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    • on November 04, 2003

      55

      This is a very tasty omelette, I used fresh prawns and canned crabmeat, and it worked out well. I chopped the zucchini and did more of a scramble with the mixture. Then to serve I put it in 2 chinese bowls packed it down, then upturned the bowls on to a plate. It comes out like a timbale, put some shredded lettuce around and poured the sauce over the egg mixture. Thanks Barb.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp and Crab Egg Foo Yong

    Serving Size: 1 (341 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 330.9
     
    Calories from Fat 174
    52%
    Total Fat 19.4 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 416.0 mg
    138%
    Sodium 764.2 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.3 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    9%
    Sugars 4.6 g
    18%
    Protein 29.2 g
    58%

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    vegetable broth

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