Tomato Eggs Recipe

Beth Renzetti


Tomato eggs is a popular Chinese recipe–a humble dish that is often served at home. Tomato eggs is basically egg omelet with tomatoes.

If you like your eggs extra flavorful, add 1/4 teaspoon oyster sauce when you season the eggs.

This dish would be good any time of day!

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large eggs
8 oz
fresh tomato (cut into thin wedges)
1 tsp
shaoxing wine (optional)
1/2 tsp
3 dash(es)
white pepper
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
sesame oil
3 Tbsp
cooking oil
chopped scallions for garnish


1Break the eggs into a bowl and use chopsticks to beat the eggs until they break thoroughly. Add salt, sesame oil, shaoxing wine, white pepper powder, and lightly beat to blend well. Set aside.
2Heat up a wok with 2 tablespoons cooking oil. Add the egg mixture into the wok, and use your spatula to spread the eggs. Keep stirring until the eggs form lumps. Gently break the lumps into smaller pieces. As soon as the eggs are cooked, dish out and set aside.
3Clean the wok and heat it up again with 1 tablespoon cooking oil. Drop the tomato wedges into the wok and do a few quick stirs. Add sugar and water into the tomatoes. Cover it with the lid and let it cook for about 30 seconds. Transfer the eggs and chopped scallions into the tomatoes, stir-fry for 30 seconds or so, dish out and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #fast, #chinese