Chinese Tomato and Egg Recipe

Chinese Tomato and Egg Recipe

How To Make Chinese Tomato and Egg

This stir-fried dish of tomato and egg is a Chinese staple that’s often served on top of rice. You can omit the pork in this savory recipe.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 17 minutes
Marinate Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 32 minutes



  • ½lbpork loin,boneless, cut into thin strips
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tbspbrandy
  • 1tspwhite sugar
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 4eggs
  • 2tspsalt
  • ½cupcanola oil,divided
  • 8large tomatoes,cut into chunks
  • 1tspwhite sugar
  • 2bunchesgreen onions,chopped


  1. Mix together the pork, soy sauce, brandy, 1 teaspoon sugar, and cornstarch in a bowl, then cover with plastic wrap, and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 to 6 hours.

  2. Beat the eggs together with the salt, and set aside. Heat half of the oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Pour in the eggs, and cook until they just begin to coagulate, but are still very raw.

  3. Remove from the wok and set aside. Heat the remaining vegetable oil in the wok over high heat.

  4. Stir in the tomatoes and remaining 1 teaspoon of sugar. Cover, and allow to simmer for about 7 minutes until the tomatoes have softened.

  5. Mash the tomatoes until the mixture resembles a chunky soup. Stir in the marinated pork, and cook 3 to 4 minutes until the pork is no longer pink in the center.

  6. Gently fold in the eggs and green onions. Continue cooking uncovered 2 minutes more to cook the eggs.


  • Calories: 344.10kcal
  • Fat: 26.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.96g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.83g
  • Fiber: 3.49g
  • Sugar: 7.79g
  • Protein: 13.99g
  • Cholesterol: 130.45mg
  • Sodium: 785.31mg
  • Calcium: 72.54mg
  • Potassium: 787.34mg
  • Iron: 2.00mg
  • Vitamin A: 151.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 35.39mg
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