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.
- 20 mins
- 12 Ingredients
Vitamins & Minerals
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- Vitamin E
* 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
How to Make Omurice Recipe
Steps To Prepare
Cut the chicken thigh into pieces and slice the onions.
In a frying pan, melt the butter on medium heat and add oil.
Add the chicken and cook for 2 mins
Now add the onions and sautee well.
Add cooked rice and mix for 2 mins
Season with salt and pepper
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.
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.
Beat eggs with a pinch of salt together.
Heat a frying pan with ½ tsp oil. Pour ½ of egg mixture on frying pan.
Cover molded rice with egg sheet to form an oval shape
Serve hot with ketchup.