Omelet with Dill, Scallion and Thai Chile

Omelet with Dill, Scallion and Thai Chile

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: Makes 1 omelet

This Asian-inspired omelet is seasoned with a Thai red chile, dill and fish sauce. Enjoy its bold combination of flavors for brunch or as a light lunch dish.


  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  • 1 scallion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 Thai red chile, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asian fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium shallot, coarsely chopped


  1. Place the eggs into a bowl and beat until frothy. Stir in the dill, scallion, Thai chile, fish sauce, pepper and a few pinches of salt; mix to blend.
  2. Put a skillet over medium heat and add the oil. Once it begins to shimmer, add the shallot and sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the oil to the pan. Once hot, pour in the egg mixture and cook for about 1-1/2 minutes until eggs are just set, then transfer to a plate and serve immediately.


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