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Omurice (Korean Rice omelette)

Omurice (Korean Rice omelette) Recipe

If you are craving a blend of savory and sweet flavors, Omurice (Korean Rice Omelette) is a must-try recipe. This delightful dish combines fluffy omelette wrapped around seasoned fried rice, making it an ideal meal for lunch or dinner. Its rich taste and colorful presentation are sure to impress your family and friends, and the best part is that it’s simple to prepare!

Tips to Make the Omurice (Korean Rice Omelette) Recipe:

1. Use Leftover Rice: For the best texture, use leftover rice that’s been refrigerated overnight. Freshly cooked rice can be too moist and sticky, making it difficult to stir-fry properly.

2. Pre-Cook Ingredients: Save time by preparing and pre-cooking vegetables and protein. Chop carrots, peas, onions, and chicken or ham ahead of time. This way, you can quickly assemble the fried rice when you’re ready to cook.

3. Season Well: Balance the flavors by seasoning the fried rice with soy sauce, ketchup, and a touch of pepper. This trio adds a unique umami flavor while the ketchup gives it a slight sweetness and vibrant color.

4. Perfect Your Omelette: Cook the omelette on low to medium heat to achieve a tender and slightly runny texture. Pour beaten eggs into a hot, lightly oiled pan, and gently stir in until partially set, forming a soft, custard-like layer before wrapping it around the fried rice.

By following these tips, you will have a delightful and comforting Omurice that’s both visually appealing and deliciously satisfying. Enjoy this fusion dish that’s perfect for any meal of the day!

How to Make Omurice (Korean Rice omelette) Recipe?

Omurice (Korean Rice omelette) Recipe

Omurice (Korean Rice Omelette) Recipe

Michelle Kim
Follow this recipe to prepare a delicious Omurice, a popular Korean dish where fried rice is wrapped in a soft, fluffy omelette.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine korean
Servings 2
Calories 450 kcal


  • 1 Non-stick pan For cooking the omelette and fried rice
  • 1 Spatula For stirring and folding the omelette


  • 2 cups Cooked rice Preferably chilled
  • 1 Small onion Finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Mixed vegetables Carrots, peas, corn
  • 100 g Chicken breast Cut into small cubes
  • 2 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • to taste Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 4 Eggs Lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • to taste Salt


  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  • Add chicken cubes and cook until they are fully cooked and slightly browned.
  • Add mixed vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes until tender.
  • Add cooked rice, ketchup, soy sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir well to combine and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  • Beat the eggs with milk and a pinch of salt until well combined.
  • Heat butter in a non-stick pan over medium-low heat. Pour the egg mixture into the pan.
  • Tilt the pan to spread the egg evenly, and cook until the bottom is set but the top is still slightly runny.
  • Place a portion of the fried rice onto one half of the omelette. Carefully fold the other half over the rice to cover it.
  • Gently slide the omelette onto a plate. Repeat with the remaining rice and egg mixture.
  • Serve hot, drizzled with extra ketchup if desired.


For a vegetarian version, omit the chicken or substitute with tofu.


Serving: 1gCalories: 450kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 20gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 300mgSodium: 800mgPotassium: 400mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 150000IUVitamin C: 8.3mgCalcium: 1000mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword fried rice, Korean Rice Omelette, Omelette, Omurice
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