Vietnamese Omelette

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by becy959

I learned a similar recipe to this from a Vietnamese family. They like to put MSG instead of salt in it - so do I, but I know it's very unfashionable.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop coriander, spring onion and garlic chives and set aside.
  2. Mince the garlic and chili and put in a bowl.
  3. Add the two eggs and beat.
  4. Add the fish sauce.
  5. Slice the shallot finely.
  6. Heat the vegetable oil in a thick based frypan.
  7. Add shallots.
  8. Once they start to sizzle, pour egg mixture over it.
  9. Fry until egg starts to cook.
  10. Sprinkle chopped green herbs and salt and pepper onto top of omelette.
  11. Fold omelette in half and cover the pan.
  12. Put heat on low and cook gently for a few minutes, checking it isn't burning underneath.
  13. Flip omelette half to do the other side.
  14. Serve.

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