Chinese Stir-Fried Tomato and Egg
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This quick and easy Chinese stir fried tomato and egg dish is something that you’ll find on a lot of Chinese home dinner tables. It’s fast, easy, and cheap, and every family has its own version.
Recipe type: Eggs
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: Serves 4
  • 1 large tomato (or 2 smaller ones)
  • 4 eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon shaoxing wine
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • Vegetable oil, for cooking
  1. Start by cutting your tomatoes into wedges and chopping your scallions.
  2. Then crack your eggs into a bowl and season with salt, pepper, sesame oil, and wine. Beat the eggs, and heat up a couple glugs of oil in a pan. Scramble the eggs and set aside.
  3. Add a little more oil to the pan and add the tomatoes along with a couple pinches of sugar. Stir fry until they begin to soften.
  4. Add the eggs back into the pan along with the chopped scallions and stir-fry for another minute. Check for salt, and add a little more if necessary. Serve!
Recipe by The Woks of Life at