Xīhóngshì Chǎo Jīdàn (Chinese Stir-Fried Tomatoes and Eggs)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2020, America's Test Kitchen TV

This simple yet surprisingly complex dish deserves its reputation as one of China's most beloved comfort foods.

SERVES4

TIME25 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For this hugely popular Chinese stir-fry (one of the first to incorporate tomatoes into a dish) we started by beating eggs with a little Shaoxing wine and toasted sesame oil to add savory notes as well as tenderness—the liquid and oil dilut...

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