Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Eggs)

Crab and Shrimp Omelet Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 2


1 1/2 tablespoons



150 g

50 g




1 sprig

Large eggs

Vegetable oil

Small shallot, finely chopped

Small red chili, finely sliced

Crab meat

Small shrimps (chopped)

Vietnamese fish sauce



Coriander leaves, for garnishing

Method :
  • Beat the eggs in a bowl with a pinch of salt and pepper

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a wok and fry the shallot and chili for 1 minute.

  • Add the crab meat and shrimps to the wok and continue to stir and fry for 1 more minute.

  • Splash in a little fish sauce and mix it in.

  • Move the crab and shrimp mixture to one side of the wok.

  • Heat the remaining oil in the wok.

  • Pour in the eggs, swirl them around and make the thinnest omelet.

  • When the bottom is set but the top is still creamy, add the crab mixture to one side of the omelet, folding the other side over it.

  • Serve immediately.

  • Garnished with coriander sprigs, with the dipping sauce.

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