Chinese Omelette

chinese omelette

Chinese Omelette

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This classic Chinese egg dish is so simple, you can even make it when camping.
Servings: 4
Calories: 402


  • 8 eggs
  • 8 oz cooked chicken shredded
  • 12 tiger prawns jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • dash of chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Lightly beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the shredded chicken and tiger prawns (jumbo shrimp) to the eggs, mixing well.
  • Stir in the chopped chives, light soy sauce and chilli sauce, mixing well to combine all the ingredients.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large preheated frying pan (skillet) over a medium heat.
  • Add the egg mixture to the frying pan (skillet), tilting the pan to coat the base completely.
  • Cook over a medium heat, gently stirring the omelette with a fork, until
  • the surface is just set and the underside is a golden brown colour.
  • When the omelette is set, slide it out of the pan, with the aid of a palette knife (spatula).
  • Cut the Chinese omelette into squares or slices and serve immediately. Alternatively, serve the omelette as a main course for two people.


You could add extra flavour to the omelette by stirring in 3 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) or 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds
with the chives in step 3.
Calories: 402 kcal
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Protein: 48 g
Fat: 21g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 582 mg
Sodium: 1286 mg
Potassium: 452 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 866 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 149 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Cuisine Chinese
Ingredients Egg
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