Jill's Asian omelette
- Preparation and cooking time
- Total time
- Takes 25-30 minutes
- Serves 4
- 8 large eggs
- 4 tbsp Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 4 tbsp vegetable oil
- 450g cooked prawns
- 400g beansprout , rinsed in boiling water and drained
- 200g watercress
- 4 tbsp oyster or hoisin sauce
- STEP 1
Crack 2 eggs into a small bowl and lightly beat in 1 tbsp rice wine, salt, pepper and 1⁄2 tsp sesame oil.
- STEP 2
To cook the omlette heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a hot wok or large frying pan over high heat, swirling it around to coat the entire surface. Pour in the beaten eggs and quickly swirl to form an even omelette. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the egg is firm, then lower the heat.
- STEP 3
To fill, arrange some prawns in the centre, top with bean sprouts and watercress and cook gently for a further 2 or 3 minutes.
- STEP 4
To serve loosen the edges with a knife, then gently slide the omelette onto a warm plate, folding it over. Keep it warm while you make three more omelettes. Drizzle with oyster or hoisin sauce to serve.