Chinese Shrimp Omelette

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 8 mins

YUM !! I finally got this down to as good as any omlette I have had in a Chinese restaurant. A great addition to your other chinese dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare sauce by adding oyster sauce to chicken broth then whisk.
  2. Heat wok or skillet until extremely hot.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of oil & stir fry shrimp, onion & green onion until just cooked then remove.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons oil to wok & when hot, add the beaten eggs.
  5. Return shrimp & onions to wok.
  6. Stir in the shrimp once so they become part of the omlette & then let them sit, continue to break holes in the egg between the shrimp to allow raw egg to contact the wok.
  7. Jiggle, poke & shimmy the omlette to prevent sticking until mostly cooked.
  8. Flip or turn omlette & finish cooking on other side for a few second then turn out onto warm plate & cover with foil.
  9. Return wok to heat.
  10. Add cornstarch to sauce & whisk then add to wok.
  11. Boil sauce until thick then pour over omlette.
  12. A "slight" burn on the egg tastes great with the sauce but not too much.
Most Helpful

This was so easy to make. Great quick dinner. Definitely made my night easier!! I might add some soy sauce next time for a little kick. Thanks captain!

susie cooks October 07, 2008

Thanks for the recipe!!! It is fantastic!!! Made it last week for dinner & making it again tonight. Like other review, I added a little soy sauce to both the egg mixture & sauce & a few extra was delicious! Thanks again : )

nat'scooking July 29, 2013