What Is Omurice?

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Omurice or omu-raisu, a Japanese fusion dish that usually consists of fried rice wrapped or covered by an omelette. It is often served with ketchup that is sometimes used to spell out a message or Dinera € ™ s name. It is a combination of the word omelet and rice, and is an example of yohshoku Omurice or a meal with western origin changed adjust the Japanese palette. The dish is a hallmark of maid cafés, and there are many references to the meal in the Japanese popular culture.

There are many varieties of this dish easy to prepare. The filling is usually a kind of fried rice which can include vegetables, meat or fish. Some restaurants, especially in Tokyo, only serve Omurice and offer a seemingly endless variety of fillings and toppings, such as curry or hayashi sauce. The dish is often served in school canteens, department store restaurants and family-friendly dining options as part of a childrenâ € ™ s menu, or take okosama Ranchi.

The filling can be made with the aid of leftover cooked rice and is usually flavored with chicken or cooked ham or other vegetables and onions. The vegetables and meat are cooked in a large skillet or wok until tender, and cooked rice is added and threw until heated through. A little ketchup or broth is color and flavor of the filling is added without being soggy. The filling is then seasoned to taste with salt and pepper.

Once the filling is made, the eggs are cracked and whisked in a bowl with a little salt and pepper. This mixture is then poured into a frying pan and allowed to cook until the edges to be done, but the middle is still a little runny nose. At this point, the filling can be directly on the cooking omelet, which are then folded over the rice will make a great football shape. Alternatively, the omelette can be gently rotated out of the pan and on a mound of gilded rice stuffing. Omurice is often served with ketchup on top and a side of vegetables such as broccoli or potatoes.

This meal is perhaps one of the most popular maid cafes where the waitresses are dressed in French maid costumes. These cafes are concentrated primarily in the Akihabara area of ​​Tokyo. Dinners Omurice order can usually say what they want their waitresses to write or draw in ketchup on the plate and food.

Dishes similar to Omurice but with different fillings have emerged in recent years. Omusoba yakisoba noodles used as stuffing instead of rice. If the filling is taco rice, the dish is called omutako, which is found primarily in Okinawa.

Many Japanese pop culture reference to Omurice, especially in anime and manga. For example, in the second installment of the 2011 anime Hanasaku Iroha, the protagonist serves its mother Omurice and speaks in ketchup her disappointment that her mother was missing parentsâ € ™ Day at school. Moreover, director Juzo Itami includes a scene in which Omurice is prepared in his film appeared in 1985 Tampopo.

  • Eggs are one of the basic ingredients in Omurice.
  • A pan, which is used to make Omurice.