Cooking at Home - Eggs Foo Young

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Published Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Makes: 2 Servings

Make these egg patties with chicken or beef and top them off with a homemade sauce for an easy Chinese dinner. Serve with brown rice and a salad for a complete and delicious meal.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bean sprouts, fresh
  • 1/2 cup chicken, cooked and diced (or beef)
  • 1/3 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 cup mushrooms, stems and pieces (drained)
  • 2 teaspoons oil

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce, low-sodium
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Beat eggs with electric mixer (or by hand) until very thick and light, about 5 minutes.
  2. Fold in bean sprouts, chicken or beef, mushrooms, and onion.
  3. Heat oil in frying pan over moderate heat.
  4. Pour egg mixture by half cupfuls into the pan. Brown on one side; turn and brown the other side. Keep warm while preparing the sauce.
  5. Mix sauce ingredients in small saucepan until smooth.
  6. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  7. Serve sauce over patties.

Source: Thrifty Recipes: Main Dishes University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe (239g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

10 g

Saturated Fat

2 g


196 mg


452 mg


8 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

3 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


19 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg


41 mg


2 mg


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