August 10, 2022

This recipe is dropped at you from the mystic land of Japan the place the phrase “omelet,” let’s accept it, actually wishes a brand new definition. Amongst many different distinctive kinds of omelet invented in Japan, this actual one that I name “omelet quilt,” is generally served on best of grilled eel rice bowl. A really perfect fluffy, silky, virtually fabric-like sheet of gently cooked eggs is folded up right into a plushy sq., sure, taking a look like a quilt. It isn’t handiest ethereal in look, and heat comfortable and alluring, however in style as neatly, giving virtually a mouthful of hug to no matter car it’s delivered on. Particularly, did I point out, that it is stuffed with gooey melty cheeses. It’s the very best taste, textural and emotional distinction to this salty, highly spiced, and assertive fried rice boosted with caramelized kimchi, anchovies, and seasoned with Korean chili paste. A hug and a spank multi function chew. —Mandy @ Girl and puppies

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Tacky Omelet Quilt with Gochujang Fried Rice

Components

Fried Rice

  • 1/3 pound floor pork or beef
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 anchovy fillets
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons chile flakes (non-compulsory)
  • 1/4 cup gochujang paste
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked short-grain sushi rice
  • 3 tablespoons mushroom powder (non-compulsory)
  • 3/4 teaspoon floor allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon floor black pepper
  • 3 scallions, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup packed chopped kimchi (non-compulsory)

Tacky Omelet 

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon entire milk
  • 3 huge eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons clarified butter, melted, divided
  • 65 grams The Guffawing Cow spreadable cheese, room temperature
  • 2 slices Gouda cheese

Instructions

  1. Fried Rice: If the usage of, stir fry the chopped kimchi with 1 tbsp vegetable oil over excessive warmth till moisture has evaporated and browned at the edges, about 5 mins. Switch to a bowl.
  2. Combine the bottom pork, fish sauce, and cornstarch in combination till even. In a big skillet, warmth the canola oil and sesame oil over medium-high warmth. Upload the bottom pork and anchovy fillets, breaking them aside with a spatula, and cook dinner till the meat is browned at the edges and the anchovies have dissolved into the oil. Upload the minced garlic, chile flakes, and kimchi, if the usage of, and cook dinner for 30 seconds till aromatic. Upload the gochujang and cook dinner for every other 30 seconds, till the oil has taken on a dismal crimson colour. Upload the cooked rice, breaking it aside with the spatula, then upload the mushroom powder (if the usage of), allspice, and black pepper. Stir and cook dinner till the grains are lightly lined. Flip off the warmth and blend within the diced scallions.
  3. Switch right into a medium bowl and use your spatula to make a tall, rounded mound out of the fried rice. Put aside.
  4. Tacky Omelet: In a bowl, whisk the cornstarch and milk in combination till no lumps are left. Upload the eggs and salt and whisk till even and no streaks of egg whites are left. Upload 2 tablespoons of the melted clarified butter and whisk till mixed. Pour right into a 12″ nonstick skillet and set over medium to medium-low warmth. Regularly stir the eggs with a spatula to let the mix heat up. As soon as the eggs begin to curdle, swirl the skillet slowly to let the eggs run across the edges of the skillet. After about 1 minute, the eggs will thicken.
  5. Flip off the warmth. Position a slice of Gouda within the heart, best with Guffawing Cow cheese, after which best with every other slice of Gouda. Use tongs to very gently carry up one fringe of the omelet, simply so you’ll be able to slide your spatula beneath, and fold it over the cheese. Repeat with the other facets, then fold the opposite two facets over every different so the omelet looks as if a folded quilt. Position the omelet seam aspect down on best of the mount of fried rice, then brush the remainder of the melted clarified butter over the skin of the omelet. Serve instantly.
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