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Vietnamese Crab Omelette

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Easy
  • Prep time
    › N/A
  • Cook time
    › 10 min
  • Serves
    › 2




For the filling:

100g mixed crabmeat, brown and white

1 spring onion, finely chopped

8 stems of chives, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

1 or 2 birds eye chillies, finely chopped

Handful perilla leaves, finely chopped

Handful sweet basil leaves, finely chopped

Handful saw tooth coriander or normal coriander, finely chopped

For the omelette:

5 eggs

1 tsp grated palm sugar

1 tbsp fish sauce

¼ tsp shrimp paste

½ tsp toasted sesame oil plus extra for drizzling

1/2 baguette, cut into two pieces

Vegetable oil for frying

25g melted butter or a little oil for griddling


Use imperial measurements


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