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Cheater's Japanese Omelette Rice

Cheater's Japanese Omelette Rice

You don't need chef skills to make a beautiful Japanese omelette rice with this trick. An easy meal that is loved by kids to adults.
Course Breakfast, dinner
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 3 people
Calories 291kcal




  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large frying pan and saute garlic for a few seconds until fragrant.
    1 clove garlic
  • Add chopped carrots and onion and saute until onions are translucent.
    1 carrot, 1/4-1/2 onion
  • Add chopped chicken and cook through.
    1 chicken breast
  • Salt to taste (we're adding ketchup next, so not too salty) and stir in rice.
    2 cups cooked rice
  • Stir in ketchup.
    1/4 cup ketchup

Shape Rice

  • Take 1/3 of the chicken rice and place on a plate.
  • Use a damp paper towel to shape rice into a football shape.
  • Repeat with remaining rice, to make three footballs.

Make Eggs

  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  • Whisk eggs, salt, and milk.
    1/2 t salt, 3 T milk
  • Pour one egg's worth into the skillet and swirl pan to evenly distribute.
    Cook through and set aside on a plate. Repeat two more times.
  • Add the remaining 3 eggs worth and scramble until set, but not cooked through.
  • Add 1/3 of the scrambled egg on top of each rice football.
  • Place the thin cooked-egg "skin" over each football, and using another damp paper towel, fix the shape and tuck in the along the sides.


  • Drizzle top with extra ketchup and eat while hot.



Idea from: Orange Page (Japanese)


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 551mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3640IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg