Chai Poh Omelette Recipe

Chai Poh Omelette
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Eggs carry within their fragile shells every ounce of fortified nutrition and wholesome goodness. They are inexpensive and great for building up tiny bodies.

Plus, which little one wouldn’t like to have a go at beating up eggs and enjoying the thrill of seeing you flip an omelette?

Instead of plain omelettes, try this version of a pan-fried omelette with chai poh (preserved radish).

You just need the two main ingredients plus salt and oil to begin with.

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It’s a classic Chinese dish that is easy to prepare, fast to cook and good to eat. Have a go at it!

Recipe for Chai Poh Omelette


Chai Poh Omelette

  • 3 small eggs
  • 3 heaped tablespoons of chai poh (buy 1 salted and 1 sweet, mix them up thoroughly and keep in a bottle for future use)
  • Oil
  • Salt


  1. Wash and squeeze dry the chai poh.
  2. Beat up the eggs and throw in the chai poh.
  3. Add a little salt to the mixture.
  4. Heat the pan with oil.
  5. Pour in the beaten eggs with chai poh.
  6. Turn over the omelette and brown the other side.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.

Good for a family of three to four.

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