Lessons > How to Make an Omelet

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Lesson Overview

The omelet is one of the fancier ways one can enjoy eggs. For many, it’s a Sunday brunch favorite where they can watch a chef make it right before their eyes. Served plain and simple, or filled with your favorite ingredients like a cheese omelet, a perfectly-cooked omelet can be a sublime eating experience.

In the professional cooking world and in culinary schools, the ability to make a perfect omelet is also a sign of a well-trained chef. The great thing though is that while it does take a bit of practice, making a great omelet is within everyone’s reach.

This lesson will guide you through the process of making impressive omelets whether they are plain, filled with various ingredients or made with egg whites. Omelets are delicious for breakfast, especially when served along side some golden-fried hash browns; however, if served with a nice light salad, they also make for a quick and nutritious lunch or dinner.

Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • identify the proper omelet pan to use for making an omelet
  • identify the key indicators to look for at each stage when making the omelet
  • roll an omelet out of pan and onto a plate
  • know when and how to add various ingredients
  • know how to make an egg white omelet

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Introduction: How to Make an Omelet 2 mins
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment 2 mins
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3. Pans for Making Omelets 20 mins
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4. How to Make an Omelet 20 mins
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5. Adding Ingredients to Omelets 20 mins
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6. How to make an Egg White Omelet 20 mins
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7. Lesson Quiz 15 mins
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Finish Line 1 hr 39 mins Total Time

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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