egg foo young(redirected from Furong dan)
egg foo youngor egg foo yong (ĕg′ fo͞o′ yŭng′)
A Chinese omelet consisting of beaten eggs mixed with various chopped ingredients, such as bean sprouts, scallions, water chestnuts, chicken, or pork, pan-fried and typically served with a sauce of chicken broth and soy sauce.
[Partial translation of Cantonese fu4 jung4 daan6, literally "cotton rose eggs,", from fu4 jung4, cotton rose, dish prepared with beaten eggs (in the latter sense, translation of the Shanghainese equivalent fu ɦiong, originally used of a dish incorporating beaten egg whites and slices of ham, probably in reference the varied white and pink colors of the ruffled petals of cotton rose flowers), from Middle Chinese buə̆ juawŋ, lotus, from Old Chinese *balong.]
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