This mock chicken recipe has been handed down for 4 generations and is a firm family favourite
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
- 1 small onion
- 1 tomato
- 1 dessert spoon butter
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
Peel tomato and chop. Set aside.
Add finely chopped onion to a frying pan and cook until clear.
Add butter and tomato to pan and cook well.
Beat egg and add to mixture along with herbs. Cook and stir in salt and pepper to taste.
Aunty Judy's recipe tips:
You can serve Mock Chicken as a meal with a side salad, as suggested in Nana Ling's recipe book, enjoy it with crackers, use it as a sandwich filling and more. Get creative! I'd love to hear other ways you serve Mock Chicken in the comments below.
Learn how to peel a tomato here.
- Let the mixture cool slightly for about 5 mins, then use a stick blender for a few seconds to create a smoother-textured Mock Chicken
- You can also add a tablespoon of grated cheese to the ingredients (Nan Mac did this – maybe their generation had times a little better to add the cheese to recipe).
Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.1mg