Recipe: Tomato with Eggs

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i was hesitated to do this recipe cuz i dont wanna look like a n00b. i bet almost every chinese person can make this dish. this is pretty much the 1st dish you learn when you learn how to cook. anyways, i still would like to share this recipe cuz its super quick and easy to make and somewhat healthy.

ingredients:
oil
2-3 eggs
4-5 tomatoes
scallions
sugar
pepper
salt

1. chop up the tomatoes and scallions
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2. beat the eggs, add salt and pepper.
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3. heat up a pan and pour oil

4. when the oil is heated, add scallions.
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5. pour the egg mix
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6. get the eggs out and set aside as soon as it’s cooked. dont over cook it.
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7. heat up the pan again with oil and throw in more scallions. (yea i love scallions, if you dont, you can avoid the scallions)
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8. throw in the tomatoes
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9. add sugar
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10. when the tomatoes are pretty much cooked, throw in the eggs
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11. add salt and more sugar if you need it and mix (dont add salt too early cuz salt will make all the juice come out).
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there you have it.

great over (brown) rice because it has a lot of sauce.

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pork belly likes.
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18 thoughts on “Recipe: Tomato with Eggs

  1. Your post gives me warm fuzzies. My parents used to cook this for us a lot when we were kids but I’ve never seen it at any Chinese restaurant. I wonder if it’s too simple to share with non-Chinese? How much sugar do you use? I always remembered this dish being slightly more sweet than savoury.

    • Yea you are right. I guess they are too simple to be served at restaurants. It’s supposed to be sweet rather than savory. I don’t add that much sugar to be healthier, but it really depends on your preferences. You can jus add little by little til you are happy with how it tastes.

    • It really depends on ur preferences. This dish is supposed to taste sweet rather savory. People like to put a lot sugar in it to make it sweet, but some people don’t. You can add little by little til u are happy with how it tastes.

  2. that looks seriously fantastic. I’ve never thought of that. I will be making that soon. of course I’ll probably need to add some green onions and jalapenos and…but what a great base recipe. Thank you

  3. That looks super yummy! Mum used to make this for me all the time as it used to be my favourite dish! I might have to make it this week to have a little piece of home in Germany. Thank you for sharing! Foodie love! <3

    Ps. I love that you call your boy pork belly!

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