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Scrambled Tomato and Eggs

An easy traditional Chinese dish that requires only a couple of ingredients! This was a common dish on the table growing up! This only takes under 15 minutes to make and is both savory, tangy and sweet!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword chinese recipes, eggs, scrambled eggs and tomato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Winnie Liong


  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 stalk green onion for garnish


  • Cut tomatoes into small chunks and leave to side.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and water.
  • Preheat a large pan to medium heat with sesame oil. Add in garlic to cook for 10 seconds. Pour in eggs and cook until eggs are just done. Don’t overcook! Remove from pan when done.
  • Add more oil to pan and add in tomatoes to cook until softened and mushy. Add eggs back in and scramble together with salt and brown sugar.
  • Serve on top of rice with chopped green onions!