Thai Omelet

In Thailand, most omelets don’t include cheese, and they’re often served on top of rice.

Thai Omelet

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

Adult help needed.

 2 eggs
 2 tbsp cooking oil
 1 tsp fish sauce (found in the Asian section of many grocery stores)
 ½ cup rice, cooked according to package directions
 Sriracha, a spicy Thai sauce, or ketchup (to keep it mild)
1

Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add the fish sauce. With a whisk or fork, beat the egg mixture quickly for about 1 minute.

2

Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and cook about 20 seconds, or until the edges start to firm up. Use a turner to flip the omelet over and cook about 20 seconds more, until just golden brown.

3

Serve the omelet on top of the rice, and add as much hot sauce or ketchup as you like.

Ingredients

 2 eggs
 2 tbsp cooking oil
 1 tsp fish sauce (found in the Asian section of many grocery stores)
 ½ cup rice, cooked according to package directions
 Sriracha, a spicy Thai sauce, or ketchup (to keep it mild)

Directions

1

Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add the fish sauce. With a whisk or fork, beat the egg mixture quickly for about 1 minute.

2

Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and cook about 20 seconds, or until the edges start to firm up. Use a turner to flip the omelet over and cook about 20 seconds more, until just golden brown.

3

Serve the omelet on top of the rice, and add as much hot sauce or ketchup as you like.

Thai Omelet

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A family in Thailand eats a meal that includes an omelet. Eggs and rice are popular ingredients in the Thai diet.

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A family in Thailand eats a meal that includes an omelet. Eggs and rice are popular ingredients in the Thai diet.

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