Omurice

Omurice Recipe

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About Omurice Recipe:

Omurice or Omu-rice is a classic example of a Yoshuku or a Western-influenced Japanese food. It is essentially an omelette whcih comprises a filling of fried rice, thin and fried scrambled eggs. It may be topped with tomato ketchup and it is particularly a hit among kids. As far as the etymology of the word is concerned, the word omu and raisu are said to be Japanese pronunciation of the English words 'omelette' and 'rice'. 

Omurice is not a very old recipe, in fact, it is said that it originated around the turn of the 20th century, at Renga-tei, a western-style restaurant in Tokyo's Ginza district, inspired by chakin-zushi. This recipe has eggs stuffed with chicken rice and peas. Season it with salt and pepper and serve hot. It is easier than you think it is. Follow this recipe to the T and inpress everyone at home. You can also serve it for brunch. 

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  • 20 mins
  • 12 Ingredients
Ingredients
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Ingredients for Omurice Recipe

  • 1/2 chicken thigh
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • As required pepper
  • 1.50 tablespoon Ketchup
  • 0.13 cup frozen green peas
  • As required egg crepe
  • 1 Egg
  • As required Salt
Nutrition
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
Fats
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Omurice Recipe

Steps To Prepare

STEP 01

Cut the chicken thigh into pieces and slice the onions.

Cooking Directions

STEP 01

In a frying pan, melt the butter on medium heat and add oil.

STEP 03

Add the chicken and cook for 2 mins

STEP 04

Now add the onions and sautee well.

STEP 05

Add cooked rice and mix for 2 mins

STEP 06

Season with salt and pepper

STEP 07

With the help of your spatula, add ketchup. Cook the ketchup for close to 30 seconds, and then mix with it rice. cook for 2 mins. Add peas, cook again.

STEP 01

Transfer half of the rice in a bowl press it so it takes the shape, then unmould the rice on a plate, it should take a dome-like shape.

STEP 09

Beat eggs with a pinch of salt together.

STEP 10

Heat a frying pan with ½ tsp oil. Pour ½ of egg mixture on frying pan.

STEP 11

Cover molded rice with egg sheet to form an oval shape

STEP 12

Serve hot with ketchup.

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