The Thai green omelet is a great way to add a new recipe to the daily quick breakfast menu. After all, starting the day with a hearty breakfast can make all the difference! Try it to break free from the usual average tasting cornflakes plus milk or unhealthy food truck breakfast options!
Thai Green Omelet: Flavor, Smell & Health Effects
The Thai green omelet emerges the earthy acacia flavors perfectly with the sweet & salty pungent fish sauce. Thereby, heightens the omelet taste a notch higher.
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The amazing factor about consuming Thai green omelet is its healthy effects.
Eggs, as widely know, packs a protein punch and fulfill our body’s calcium need.
Acacia leaves, on the other hand, promote dental health, aid in digestion, serve as a natural detox agent, strengthen immunity, enhance skin, and also work as a medicinal herb for sore throat. The repulsive factor about homemade Thai green omelet is the unpleasant cooking smell. Acacia leaves release a repulsive odor at the time of cooking. Thankfully, omelets cook in less than 5 minutes, so the smell bearable. The odor vanishes after cooking. Other than an omelet, acacia leaves taste delicious in soups and stir fry dishes.
How to Cook
Cooking Thai green omelet is as simple as making a basic omelet. The difference lies in the ingredients used. Unlike the usual shallots, tomato, salt, pepper or cheese omelet; this Thai omelet recipe includes acacia leaves and fish sauce. The chili in this recipe can definitely spice up the taste. Yet, not many wish to start their mornings with a spicy breakfast so it’s an optional ingredient. Use the chili or skip it depending on your mood.
- 3 eggs
- Acacia leaves (1/4 cup)
- Fish sauce (1 teaspoon)
- 1 Thai red chili (optional)
- Olive Oil
Prepare the Eggs, Acacia leaves and Chili Crack the eggs in a medium-sized bowl and whisk them until frothy. Wash the acacia leaves thoroughly. Be careful of the thorns. Collect the thin stem and leaves. Chop them finely. Also, thinly slice the Thai red chili.
Cook the Thai Green Omelet
- Add the chopped acacia leaves, red chili, fish sauce, and salt to the whisked eggs. Mix them together.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick pan.
- Pour the egg mixture into the hot oil and let it cook for 2 minutes on one side. Then, flip the omelet and cook the other side for 2 minutes. Turn off flame and serve hot.
Your Thai green omelet is ready!
Various Ways to Elevate Breakfast with Thai Green Omelet
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- Dip your favorite brown bread or milk bread in the egg mixture and fry it in the pan with butter. Serve with some roasted juicy tomatoes.
- Scramble the Thai green omelet and use it as a topping for spaghetti. Finish off with some grated parmesan cheese and lightly drizzled olive oil.
- For a complete Thai breakfast platter, cook some steamed jasmine rice. Serve the Thai green omelet on the side along with a bowl of spicy Thai red chili fish sauce.