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Shrimp egg foo young - keto, low-carb

This delectable and easy shrimp egg foo young (Chinese omelet) is a basic, quick and comprehensive dish that you can make any time. It is the absolute BEST keto and low-carb recipe. Try this delicious classic using the restaurant preparation method!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


Shrimp egg foo young

  • 5 chicken eggs
  • 3/4 cups shrimp deveined, peeled, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt


Egg Foo Young

  • Beat the eggs with shrimp and cabbage
  • Add garlic, salt, and pepper. Mix well
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and scoop about 1/2 cup of the egg mixture into the skillet to make a patty. Fry until golden brown


  • Whisk together tomato ketchup, garlic, sugar, and chicken broth (or water if you're making a vegetarian version) in a saucepan over medium-low heat until the sauce simmers and thickens. Add salt; then drizzle over the egg foo young