Thai Recipe – Khai Jiaw, Thai Style Omelette

Easy Thai Recipe, Thai Style Omelette, known as Khai Jiaw

An omelette has got to be one of the easiest and simplest meals to make, one of the first to master when you first begin to cook. 

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Khai Jiaw is no exception and a great alternative to the normal omelette, with an Asian twist. 

Khai Jiaw is a very common snack in Thailand eaten as a breakfast or lunch dish, usually eaten with white rice and a tomato and chilli sauce known as ‘Sri Racha’ sauce.

Ingredients – for one person:
1 egg
1 teaspoon of fish sauce
1 teaspoon of soy sauce
2 tablespoons oil
Coriander to garnish
Sri Racha sauce to taste (can also use sweet chilli sauce) 
Rice to serve, optional

How to make Khai Jiaw:
Crack the egg into a bowl and add the fish sauce and soy sauce.

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Whisk the egg and sauces with a fork until it becomes frothy.

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Heat the oil in a hot pan, then add in the egg mixture.

Cook until it gets lightly browned and then flip it over and cook the other side until also lightly browned.

Once cooked serve with a portion of rice and garnish with coriander.

Don’t forget the Sri Racha sauce….Sweet Chilli sauce also goes really well with it.


Enjoy 🙂 

Sacha El-Haj – 8 Miles from Home

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