How to make an omelet: steps & tips


Omelettes are infinitely customizable! This recipe is perfect for busy weekdays, but below we offer a few variations that can be delicious when you have some more time to play around in the kitchen.

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Spray 8-inch (20 cm) non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Pour in egg mixture. As phối around edge of skillet, with spatula, gently push cooked portions toward centre of skillet. Tilt và rotate skillet khổng lồ allow uncooked egg lớn flow into empty spaces.

When are almost set on surface but still look moist, cover half of omelette with filling. Slip spatula under unfilled side; fold over onto filled half.



Western Omelette: Spray skillet with cooking spray or heat 1 tsp (5 mL) vegetable oil in skillet. địa chỉ 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped ham, 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped sweet green pepper and 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped onion; cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Pour in egg mixture và cook as directed in the Basic Omelette recipe.

Fine Herbs Omelette: showroom 2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped parsley, 1 tsp (5 mL) finely chopped green onion, 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried tarragon và 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) finely chopped garlic to egg mixture in the Basic Omelette recipe. Cook as directed.


Using the proper skillet or pan is important lớn successful omelette making. The ideal skillet for a 1, 2 or 3-egg omelette is about 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter at the base. It should be shallow with sloping sides to make it easier khổng lồ slide the omelette out of the skillet và onto a plate.

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An omelette can be made quickly and easier if the skillet is hot when the egg mixture is added. The skillet is hot enough when a drop of water rolls around instead of bursting into steam immediately.

Preparing individual omelettes, rather than one large one, will result in lighter and fluffier omelettes that are easier to lớn handle.

The Basic Omelette recipe can be multiplied for as many servings as you need. Use một nửa cup (125 mL) of egg mixture for each 2-egg omelette & 3/4 cup (175 mL) for a 3-egg omelette.


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