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Scrambled eggs with tomatoes

Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes (番茄炒蛋/西紅柿炒雞蛋) is an extremely popular Chinese dish consumed at home on a daily basis.


  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tomato cut into large pieces

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon potato starch dissolved in a cup of water

  • vegetable oil

  • salt to taste.

  • 1 portion of steamed rice

  • chopped spring onion (only the green part)


  • Beat the eggs and cook them in a pan with a drizzle of oil, scrambling them. They must be soft. Keep aside.

  • Pour a drizzle of oil into the same pan. Cook the tomatoes for a few minutes with a drop of water, salt and sugar. When they are about to dry, add the potato starch with the water. Allow to thicken.

  • Pour the scrambled eggs into the pan and allow to thicken.

  • Garnish with spring onion and serve with rice.

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