Chinese Chive Frittata with Tomatoes
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Frittatas are traditionally an Italian dish, but the Chinese have a similar chive frittata dish, using garlic chives and eggs. Fresh tomato gives it an extra tangy flavor
Recipe type: vegetarian
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: Serves 6
  • 5 eggs
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1½ cups Chinese chives, chopped
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon shaoxing wine
  • 2 teaspoons chili sauce (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  1. Preheat the oven to broil.
  2. Whisk together all the ingredients except the oil in a large bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a cast iron or other oven-proof non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Pour in the egg mixture and place your tomato slice on top and let your tomato chive frittata cook for about 5 minutes until the bottom is set and the top begins to set. Transfer the pan to the oven and broil for about 3 minutes, until fully set. Slice and serve!
Recipe by The Woks of Life at