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Catholic Recipe: Eggs Foo Yung

    INGREDIENTS

  • 4 to 5 eggs, beaten
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 green pepper, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup minced celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (1 pound) bean sprouts, drained
  • vegetable oil
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups water
  • soy sauce
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Here's an Americanized version of a Chinese dish.

DIRECTIONS

Combine eggs, onion, green pepper, soy sauce, celery, and salt. Chop bean sprouts slightly; add; mix well. Cover bottom of frying pan with vegetable oil to depth of about 1 inch. Heat. Drop egg mixture from large spoon into hot fat. Cook until golden brown, turning once. Drain on absorbent paper. Makes 6 to 8 patties. Drain off all but 3 tablespoons oil. Make sauce as follows: Blend flour with oil in pan. Add water; cook over low heat, stirring until thickened. Finally, add soy sauce to taste. Serve sauce with egg patties. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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