Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

INTRODUCTION

I think every house chef will know how to prepare this dish, be it experienced ah ma or new housewife. This is a very basic recipe when someone is learning to cook a meal for the family. But it does take a lot of courage for me to issue this recipe since everyone knew how to cook.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

When I started home cooking, of course I also cooked this dish. This dish is so popular when the fridge is empty, when we have porridges and when we do not know what to cook. Not many family members will be objecting having this dish though it is ultra simple. In fact, my wife have constant craving of this dish, she is the one who encouraged me to cook this dish at home as often as possible.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

But what i prepared is not the same taste and flavour as what is prepared by my late mum or my mother in law. Though simple, it took quite a while to learn to cook until the flavour that I wanted. In the initial stage, the omelette are too hard, it is tasteless, onion is hard and not aromatic. Certain spices are missing too. After trial and error, I think it is time to share my own recipe.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

I am rather shy to share this simple recipe and in this post, there is one ingredient though optional but can bring this humble dish to another level of enjoyment. It is the usage of mayonnaise. There is once I have added mayonnaise and cheese and to omelette and the taste is really great. The texture is totally different from the traditional egg omelette. But again, this is optional, if you have some mayonnaise in the fridge, you can try to add this and see if it transforms your omelette to a more delicious dish.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

Well, I thought I am the crazy blogger who blogged this dish, surprising there are lots of Chinese recipes in the internet and most will have their own ways of preparation. If you already have a way of preparation, go ahead and use your own. If you are still unable to get the texture and flavour that you have eaten before, may be you can use this recipe as a starting point and modify along the way.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)


WHAT IS REQUIRED

Servings: 3-4 adult servings

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

  • 1 medium size onion
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of shredded carrots
  • 2 stalks of spring onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • Pinches of salt
  • Dashes of white pepper
  • Chicken stock or sugar to taste

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)


STEPS OF PREPARATION

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

  • Skin the onion and cut into smaller pieces. Set aside.

  • In a bowl, crack the eggs, add mayonnaise, milk, white pepper, salt and chicken stock . Beat until well combined.

  • In a pot, add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil, add the shredded carrots and sliced onion, stir fry under high heat until the onion are soft.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

  • Transfer the cooked onion to the eggs. Add the spring onion. Stir until well combined.

  • Heat up the pan with 1 tablespoon of oil, add 1-2 ladles of eggs, pan fried using high heat until the eggs are golden brown and aromatic. Flip the omelette and pan fried the other side until golden brown. Note that eggs are not aromatic if it is not golden brown. You will smell the fragrance when it is properly pan fried.  Best served as a side dish with white rice or porridge.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)


CONCLUSION

You may be doubtful about the addition of mayonnaise and milk, well, give it a try and let me know if it tastes better.  Lastly remember that onion have to be properly sauté until soft and eggs have to be properly pan fried until golden brown.

Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

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Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)


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Classic Chinese Comfort Food– Onion Omelette (洋葱炒蛋)

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