This is perhaps the simplest Chinese home cooking recipe, Egg Fried Tomatoes. The tender and fluffy eggs are mixed with the succulent tomatoes, plus the flavor of garlic and spring onion. Simple, healthy and tasty. Using this easy Chinese recipe, you can cook this egg fried tomatoes dish in just 10 minutes.
You may never see this dish from your local Chinese restaurant's menu or Chinese takeaway, but it is perhaps one of the most common family dishes in China. If you want to teach kids to learn Chinese cooking, this is an easy recipe to start with.
The fried eggs are tender and fluffy, mixed with the sweetness and sourness of the succulent tomatoes, plus the flavor of garlic and spring onion, the dish tastes really nice :)
It is such a simple and basic Chinese home cooking dish, almost every Chinese knows how to make it. When I was a kid, I remembered this was the first dish I learned.
My parents cook this dish in a very simple way and you can watch the video at the end of this post.
But late on I found out if fry little garlic at begining, and finished with spring onions would make it even nicer. That is how I made this recipe.
This picture below was the first photo I took for this website, not even got DSLR, it was taken by a compact camera. The picture might not appear tasty. But I was surprised so many people have pinned this picture, amazed. Maybe it is not that bad? ;)
Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 10 mins
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I hope you like this easy recipe for egg fried tomatoes. If so, please share with others who are interested in cooking Chinese food.
You may also like to check my other Chinese Egg Recipes such as Egg Tomato Meatball Noodle Soup, Chinese Egg Dumplings and Egg Fried Rice.
(Posted: 08/04/12; Last Update: 06/03/17)