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Prawn Omelette with Peas

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You could serve this omelette at any time of the day – brunch, lunch or dinner.  A delicious meal in minutes.

Time: 10 minutes

Serves 2 – makes two omelettes

140g Irish prawns, (approx. 12)

A little olive oil

Knob of butter

A little salt and freshly ground black pepper

6 large Bord Bia Quality Assured eggs

1 tablesp. cold water

2 tablesp. chives, chopped

50g peas, defrosted

 

To Serve: 

Lightly-dressed rocket salad

Crusty bread

Heat a non-stick frying pan, with a base is about 20cm in diameter. Add a little oil and a little butter. Once the butter is foaming, add in the prawns. Season and then sauté gently for 2-3 minutes. Remove to a plate and keep warm.

Break the eggs into a bowl and add the water, chives and a little salt and black pepper and lightly beat. Add a little more oil and then a little butter to the pan, swirling it around so that the base and sides get coated.

While the butter is still foaming, pour in half the egg mixture, tilting the pan from side to side. Stir gently with a fork or wooden spatula, drawing the mixture from the sides to the centre as it sets.

When the eggs have almost set, scatter over half the pea and prawns. Cook for another minute or two then tilt the pan away from you slightly and use a palette knife to fold over the omelette.  Slide on to a warmed plate. Repeat to make the second omelette.

Serve at once with the rocket salad and some crusty bread.

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