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Shrimp Egg Foo Yung

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Ingredients
  Corn starch 2 Teaspoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Envelope of instant chicken broth/Granulated chicken bouillon - 1 teaspoon 5 Ounce
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 6
  Shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced, cooked (one 8-ounce package frozen shrimp)
  Bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained (from a 1-pound can)
  Green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a small saucepan blend cornstarch with water until smooth.
2. Stir in instant chicken broth, soy sauce, vinegar and sugar and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens and bubbles 1 minute.
3. Remove from heat and keep warm.
4. In a medium-size bowl beat eggs and stir in shrimp, bean sprouts, green onion, and salt.
5. Heat a large heavy skillet slowly over low heat temperature by sprinkling in a few drops of water to see if they bounce about and the temperature is right.
6. Lightly grease the skillet with some of the vegetable oil.
7. Into the pan measure about 3 tablespoons of egg mixture for each pancake waiting until one has set before pouring in the next one.
8. Bake until set with the under-side turned golden, then turn and brown other side.
9. Repeat with the rest of the mixture, lightly greasing skillet when needed.

FINALIZING
10. On a heated serving plate stack pancakes as they are baked and set in a warm place.

SERVING
11. To serve, stack or arrange 4 pancakes on each plate and top with 3 tablespoons sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Breakfast
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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