Chinese shrimp omelette

chinese shrimp omelette or Foo Yung

We have always been attracted to Asian culture because everything that surrounds it involves many ancient traditions and it does not cease to be so in its cuisine, which is why we could not pass up preparing this recipe for Foo Yung shrimp or Chinese shrimp omelet.


  • 500 grams of fresh small shrimp
  • 6 eggs
  • 100 grams of rootless bean sprouts
  • 2 shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 green scallions
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper powder or Chinese spices
  • Oil for frying
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Peel, devein and cut the shrimp into finger-sized pieces and then marinate them with 2 pinches of salt and pepper.
  2. Slice the mushrooms first and then shred them into thin strips. Then cut the bean sprouts into 5-7 centimeter sections and the scallions into sections about 4 centimeters long.
  3. Beat all the eggs in a bowl and add the mushrooms, bean sprouts, chopped scallion, spice powder, salt and shrimp.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, chicken broth, cornstarch and sesame oil, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a smaller skillet, then pour 1/3 of the mixture with shrimp and fry for 4-5 minutes over low heat. Flip the pancakes and cook the other side for 2-3 minutes, then set aside on a plate.
  6. Repeat until the remaining 2 portions of this Chinese shrimp omelette are finished, then serve with the soy sauce and sesame seeds.

We hope you enjoyed this recipe which you can serve with rice, bean salad and bread. It is very easy to prepare and is an ideal dish to test your culinary skills.

Shrimp Foo Yung is definitely a recipe that will delight your palate and can be shared with friends and family.

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