Pasta Recipe 4 – Omusupa

No.73

In Japan there are some OMU-dishes. OMU means an omelette, and the most popular
OMU-dish in Japan is definately OMURICE.  You make fried rice with chicken and
ketchup and wrap it in an omelette. It is very common to make it at home and also eat
at many restaurants. Variations always follow as OMUSOBA (fried noodle wraped in
an omelette), OMU CHA-HAN (chinese-type fried rice wrapped in an omelette),
OMUTACO is available in Okinawa prefecture (tacos and rice wrapped in an omelette)
and I made today this OMUSUPA (spaghetti wrapped in an omelette).  I am sure you can
create your own OMU dish if you can manage to wrap it with an omelette! Any new idea?

Serves 1 
Spaghetti       100g
Onion            1/4  piece, thinly sliced
Ham              2 slices, cut into1 cm strips
Paprika         1/4  piece, thinly sliced
Butter           1 table spoon
Ketchup       2-3 table spoons
Salt, pepper, beef consomme cube, dry parsley

Egg               2
Milk              30 cc
Sugar             1 tea spoon
Salt, pepper
Butter            1 table spoon

1.  Cook spaghetti according to instructions.
2.  While you are cooking spaghetti, heat a large fry pan over medium-high
heat and put 1 table spoon of butter.
Let the butter melt completely, and fry onion and paprika. Salt and
pepper to taste.  Add ham and continue to sautee about 3 minutes.
Sprinkle some dry parsley.

3.  When the spaghetti is cooked, drain and add to the fry pan. Sautee.
4.  Add ketchup, salt, pepper and 1/4 of beef consomme cube.

5.  Mix 2 eggs and milk in a bowl and add sugar, salt and pepper.
Heat a fry pan, melt 1 table spoon of butter completely and make an
omelette.
6.  When omelette’s getting firm but not completely cooked through;
place spaghetti on top and put a lid. Turn off the heat.

7.   Place your plate over the fry pan and turn over.
8.   Cut open the top of the omelette with a sharp knife and decorate
with ketchup and some green vegetable/herb leaves.
9.   Bon Appetit!

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