Thin Omelet

Usutamago Yaki

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large circles
    • Difficulty


Appears in
An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

Here’s a basic recipe for making paper-thin omelets. The Japanese use these crepelike egg sheets in a variety of ways and you’ll find numerous recipes in this book that call for them. Learning how to flip the omelets with a single chopstick may take a few tries, but once you’ve mastered the technique, you’ll find it a marvelous and useful skill.