Japanese Rolled Omelette (Dashimaki-Tamago). The typical egg dish in Japanese cuisine, dashimaki tamago (出し巻き卵, Japanese rolled omelette) is made by rolling thin layers of egg in the frypan. The beautiful layers of the egg when sliced, and the sweet dashi flavour make this omelette so unique. Japanese cuisine and dashimaki tamago are like omelettes for breakfast in Western culture.
Dashimaki Tamago is just like Tamagoyaki, but the ingredients and taste are a little different. Dashimaki Tamago tastes dashi flavor, and It's softer than Tamagoyaki. Japanese Rolled Omelette Dashimaki Tamago 玉子焼 is a classic dish made by a special rolling technique to form several layers of cooked egg. You can have Japanese Rolled Omelette (Dashimaki-Tamago) using 6 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Japanese Rolled Omelette (Dashimaki-Tamago)
- You need of eggs.
- You need of *60 ml dashi (bonito soup stock or 60ml water + 1 tsp dashi powder).
- Prepare of *1 tsp potato starch (or corn starch).
- You need of soy sauce.
- Prepare of salt.
- You need of vegetable oil.
The main equipment is the 'makiyakinabe' which is a rectangular pan. The key ingredient is eggs, sugar and rice vinegar. Dashimaki Tamago is rolled pan fried eggs just like Tamagoyaki (rolled omelette). The cooking and rolling technique to make Dashimaki is exactly the same as Tamagoyaki, but the ingredients and flavor are a little different.
Japanese Rolled Omelette (Dashimaki-Tamago) step by step
- Mix the * ingredients in a bowl well and beat the eggs in it and whisk. Add soy sauce and salt. (to make a sweeter one, add about 1 Tbsp sugar when beating the eggs) You can season it to suit your tastes..
- Heat the 1 Tbsp oil in a pan over medium heat and pour 1/3 of the mixture and move it around to cover the pan. When the bottom is set but the surface is still soft, start rolling from the top..
- After rolling, push it to the back and add oil to the pan again and mix well the mixture and pour remaining half of the mixture. Repeat one more the above process..
- Cook until fully set but still moist. Brown the surface slightly to your reference..
Like Tamagoyaki, it is another staple dish for breakfast and Bento lunch boxes. Dashi is a simple broth made with dried bonito flakes and seaweed. It's widely used in Japanese cooking. Japanese omelette, or tamagoyaki, which literally means "grilled egg", is a super simple egg preparation. Used as a base for many other dishes, tamagoyaki is definitely a staple in Japanese cooking.