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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 …

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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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What People Are Saying

Default profile "It was easy, simple, love the visuals and explanations! Makes cooking exciting again. The quiz helps review the info." ★★★★★
Default profile "Very basic information but described well for a new cook." ★★★★
Default profile "I learned much more than I expected to. Really fun!" ★★★★★
Default profile "I thought I knew a little more about cooking eggs. I couldn't believe how delicious they were when cooked less, as well, as using less heat was an eye opener to me.." ★★★★★
Default profile "Great to learn the proper way of doing omelet! Thanks Rouxbe!!" ★★★★★
Default profile "Great Lesson" ★★★★★
Default profile "This lesson helped me to completely re-conceptualize an omelet! While the cooking mechanics were challenging, I felt very equipped with useful tips and techniques, and was successful in the end. I only wish it offered basic seasoning palates to explore. These eggs are quite delicate and easy to overshadow, and I still struggle finding complementary, and not overpowering, flavors. Also, I found the temperature recommendations to be a bit too generalized for this very sensitive cooking method." ★★★★
Default profile "Ahh it's like a secret magic has been taught to me. One that others don't fully understand and are eager to learn." ★★★★★
Default profile "An omelet is something that a home cook should be good at preparing so it can be a good start for more complex techniques." ★★★★★
Default profile "I have loved learning how to make an omelet, you made so much easier than I thought it would be." ★★★★★
Default profile "It is really the little things that make a difference. I have always been served overcooked omelettes and subsequently made over cooked omelettes and didn't know it. Ha! When I made a cheese omelette using the instructions in the lesson, my husband and son said it was the best they have ever had. It tasted so flavorful, light and delicate. Can't wait to have friends over for a brunch." ★★★★★
Default profile "this was a lot of fun we love eggs at my home town new orleans" ★★★★★
Default profile "I used to add cream milk or whatever to make them tasty and now I'll never do that again now I understand the correct technique. Amazing flavour and texture, thanks !!" ★★★★★
Default profile "I think after I practice a while I will be able to make an omelet equal to any restaurant. The instructions were easy to follow and I think even a mediocre cook like myself should be able to do this with proficiency in no time." ★★★★★
Default profile "A revelation! More than like the just undercooked, and slight filling. Delicious, fast, impressive. YUM!" ★★★★★
Default profile "it was pretty boring but very educational" ★★★
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5 Videos | 7 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Make an Omelet
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: Pans for Making Omelets
Task 4: How to Make an Omelet
Task 5: Adding Ingredients to Omelets
Task 6: How to make an Egg White Omelet
Task 7: Lesson Quiz

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