Jiuwang Chao Dan

Stir-Fried Eggs with Yellow Chives

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3

    as Part of a Chinese Meal, or 1 as a Single Dish.
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Taste of China

By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

Stir-fried eggs are a popular food in the countryside: chickens are plentiful and eggs are abundant. During the stay with my relatives we enjoyed many such egg dishes. My cousin’s wife gave me this recipe, which is typical of the dishes she ordinarily cooks. Urban dwellers, even in China, rarely get to enjoy these yellow chives, but country dwellers grow their own. A paler version of Chinese green chives, while growing they are sheltered from the sun, blocking the formation of chlorophyl