Japanese Style Rolled Omelet
Japanese Style Rolled Omelet

Japanese Style Rolled Omelet

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February 10, 2017

February is the month of love, and you will love this heart healthy Japanese Style Rolled Omelet. Fun and easy to make, these omelets can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or an appetizer. They combine a favorite American dish with the traditional flavors of Asia. Try any or all of the options below for a delicious and heart healthy meal. You can watch Becky make this recipe on Studio 5

  • Yields: 2-3

Ingredients

Basic

5 eggs

1 tablespoon mirin*

1 teaspoon soy sauce

oil

Farmer

5 eggs

1 tablespoon milk

½ teaspoon salt

Dash sugar

⅓ cup shredded cheese

Oil

Korean

3 eggs

1 tablespoon milk

1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion

1 tablespoon finely chopped carrot

Salt and pepper to taste

Oil

Nori

5 eggs

1 tablespoon mirin*

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1-2 sheets nori (toasted seaweed)

Oil

Yin and Yang

5 eggs

1 tablespoon milk

⅓ cup cooked drained spinach (about 2-oz)

½ cup cooked shredded crab meat

Oil

Directions

Basic

Whisk together eggs, mirin and soy sauce.

Heat non-stick skillet over medium to medium-low heat until a drop of water dropped in pan sizzles. Brush pan lightly with oil. Pour approximately ⅓ egg mixture into hot skillet and tilt pan to coat bottom of pan with egg mixture. Cook until egg is almost set (moist, but not runny).

Using the edge of two spatulas carefully roll egg jelly roll fashion, push to one side of pan. Lightly brush pan with oil and pour approximately ⅓ remaining egg into pan, lift omelet roll to allow egg mixture to run underneath, cook until almost set. Roll omelet inside egg, and push omelet to one side. Continue process until all egg is used.

Finish cooking egg roll, slide onto cutting board, cool slightly and cut into 1-inch pieces. Serve warm or cold, for breakfast lunch or appetizer.

Farmer

Follow basic directions; once egg is poured into hot skillet, sprinkle with cheese. Roll are directed above.

Korean

Follow directions above; whisk finely chopped vegetables into egg. Cook as directed above.

Nori

Follow directions above, place 1 sheet of nori on the first egg before rolling. Continue to cook and roll as directed above.

Yin and Yang

Follow basic directions above; begin the omelet roll place spinach next to the beginning in a log fashion; continue to roll egg and push to one side. Add egg and cook as directed above; begin the omelet roll, place shredded crab meat in a log next to the beginning of the roll; continue to roll omelet. Continue to add egg and roll as directed above.

* Mirin is Japanese rice wine, used for cooking. Find it down the vinegar aisle or the ethnic foods aisle in the grocery store.

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