Definition of foo yong in English:

foo yong

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Pronunciation: /fuː ˈjɒŋ


[mass noun]
  • A Chinese dish or sauce made with egg as a main ingredient.
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    • We have a habit in this country of transforming even the simplest culinary import (Neapolitan pizza, Cantonese egg foo yong) into a bland, bulky version of its former self.
    • For the egg foo yong, in a medium sauté pan, heat one tablespoon of the oil over medium heat.
    • According to our server at Lotus Hunan, it's because egg foo yong takes so much more time to cook than typical Chinese restaurant dishes that are prepared quickly by deep-frying or stir-frying.


from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) foō yung, literally 'hibiscus'.

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