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Shrimp Egg Foo Young

The gravy makes the difference in our low-carb Egg Foo Young! A tasty omelette with Asian style vegetables. Low Carb and Keto friendly!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Small Plate
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Egg Foo Young
Servings: 3
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Joanie and Chris



  • 6 Eggs beaten
  • 2 Mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 cup Broccoli florets
  • 1 Carrot thinly julienned
  • 3/4 pound Shrimp 16-20, peeled, deveined
  • 3 Green onions chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five spice




  • Cut the shrimp into four small pieces. Salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Slice the mushrooms, julienne the carrot, and chopped the broccoli florets into small pieces. Chop two green onions into small pieces.
  • Add vegetables, five spice powder, and chopped shrimp to bowl with beaten eggs.
  • Heat four tablespoons of olive oil in a small non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Pour 1/3 of the mixture into the pan. Use a spatula to form the omelette into a smaller plate size. Cook for 5 minutes on one side. Flip the omelette and cook on the second side for 3 minutes until browned.


  • Cook all of the gravy ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-low heat for 5 minutes until slightly reduced and thickened.
  • Pour gravy over the plated omelette and top with 1 green onion stalk chopped on the bias. Serve hot.


GLUTEN FREE (Always check labels) Other vegetables may be substituted, if available. Also, try chicken egg foo young or pork egg foo young! Pair this dish with a delicious cauliflower fried rice.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 613mg | Sodium: 1398mg | Potassium: 411mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4040IU | Vitamin C: 16.3mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 4.6mg | Net Carbs: 5g