This Nyonya-style confinement omelette is an assemblage of whipped eggs, chopped garlic, pounded ginger and sesame oil. Ginger is very useful for treating colds, coughs, nausea, heartburn, indigestion and flu-like symptoms, making it a widely used ingredients in confinement meals to ward off postpartum colds. Cooking with sesame seed oil can lower blood pressure thanks to an antioxidant called sesamin. If possible, use organic eggs or eggs from a healthy free-range chickens, they are an excellent health tonic for postpartum woman.
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- 1In a small bowl, combine eggs, water and salt by whipping lightly with a fork.
- 2Heat a wok over medium heat, add sesame oil, sautï¿½ garlic and ginger till fragrant.
- 3Pour in egg mixture and fry until cooked, turning over occasionally.
- 4Serve as a sandwich for breakfast or with rice for lunch.
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Nutritional Facts for Chinese Confinement Egg Omelette With Sesame Oil
Serving Size: 1 (115 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 143.0
- Calories from Fat 85
- Total Fat 9.5 g
- Saturated Fat 3.1 g
- Cholesterol 372.0 mg
- Sodium 142.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 0.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 0.3 g
- Protein 12.5 g