Recipe for Egg Foo Young, Egg Fu Yung

Chinese omelette dish Egg Foo Yung is the most well-known egg-based dish in Chinese cooking. Easy and cheap, Egg foo yong is also a popular Chinese restaurant and kopitiam dish in Singapore. Egg Fu Yung can be served with or without gravy.

Recipe for Egg Foo Yung
Ingredients for Egg Foo Young or Egg Fu Yung:
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp fresh milk (optional)
  • 5 medium prawns, clean, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 chicken sausage, finely chopped 
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely diced mushrooms
  • 1 spring onion, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • dash of pepper
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
How to make Egg Fu Yung:
  1. In a large bowl, add in eggs, spring onion, bean sprouts, soy sauce, pepper, salt, milk and water. Beat egg mixture until smooth and salt dissolved. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a frying pan. Once the oil is hot, add in onion, prawn, chicken sausage, diced mushrooms, and stir fry for around 1 minute.
  3. Pour in the egg mixture, make sure the fried ingredients are fully covered by egg mixture. Turn to medium heat.
  4. Fry until golden brown, flip and repeat for the other side, about 4 minutes. Do not overcook the eggs.
  5. Remove the omelet with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  6. Served hot with steamed Jasmine rice.
Image Credit: Suzie Ridler
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Recipe for Egg Foo Young, Egg Fu Yung Recipe for Egg Foo Young, Egg Fu Yung Reviewed by Singapore Food Recipes on May 17, 2012 Rating: 5


  1. where is the recipe for the gravy

  2. oh this is fu yong egg..i've been wondering

  3. I am so glad I found this recipe. We loved it. Was quick, easy and delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

  4. this omelette looks so freakin perfect

  5. This omelette looks amazing! I will try this soon.

  6. Now, I’m getting hungry. Egg foo yung is definitely one of my favorite dishes. On the contrary, egg foo yung is an easy, versatile food that i can adapt pretty much however i want.


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