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Oyster Omelette 1

Oyster Omelette

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Oyster omelette is a type of Chinese dish made out of eggs and oysters but unlike other omelettes this one has bits of crunchy texture due to the diluted starch added to its ingredients. It very popular in hawker stalls in South East Asian countries like Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1015 fresh shucked oysters
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine
  • ground white pepper
  • chopped cilantro, to garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • oil

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix well together cornstarch, rice flour and water.
  2. Prepare a non-stick wok then add some oil, heat until its nearly smoking.
  3. Pour the thin batter and cook quickly until its thick but not set then add the eggs. Cook until eggs are almost set.
  4. Push eggs to the side and add some oil then sauté the garlic.
  5. Add the oysters and cook it for 15 seconds, combine everything with the egg then season with soy sauce, Chinese cooking wine and ground white pepper.
  6. Turn heat off then serve garnished with chopped cilantro.