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Chinese stir-fried Tomatoes and Eggs ~ 蕃茄炒蛋


I've never tried this dish before until I went to China.  This is a home-style Chinese comfort food, inexpensive, tasty and quick to prepare.   It's like scrambled eggs with tomatoes and highlighted with a trickling of spring onions.  This dish is a perfect partner with steamed rice.




Chinese stir-fried Tomatoes and Eggs  ~  蕃茄炒蛋
Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into cubes or sliced
  • 1/2 tsp chicken granules
  • 1/4 tsp cornstarch + 1/2 Tbsp water
  • Sesame oil
  • chopped spring onions
  • Tomato ketchup (optional)
  • Sea Salt and sugar to taste
Method
  1. Whisk the eggs, add in some sea salt.
  2. Heat up a pan with some oil, pour in the eggs, stir-fry, dish up.
  3. In the same pan, stir-fry the tomatoes, add some sea salt and half cup water, simmer.  Add in the chicken granules and cornstarch thickening.
  4. Mix in the eggs, test for taste.
  5. Drizzle on some sesame oil, add in the chopped spring onions.
  6. Dish out and serve.





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