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Chinese Confinement Egg Omelette With Sesame Oil

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“This Nyonya-style confinement omelette is an assemblage of whipped eggs, chopped garlic, pounded ginger and sesame oil. Ginger is very useful for treating colds, coughs, nausea, heartburn, indigestion and flu-like symptoms, making it a widely used ingredients in confinement meals to ward off postpartum colds. Cooking with sesame seed oil can lower blood pressure thanks to an antioxidant called sesamin. If possible, use organic eggs or eggs from a healthy free-range chickens, they are an excellent health tonic for postpartum woman.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine eggs, water and salt by whipping lightly with a fork.
  2. Heat a wok over medium heat, add sesame oil, saut� garlic and ginger till fragrant.
  3. Pour in egg mixture and fry until cooked, turning over occasionally.
  4. Serve as a sandwich for breakfast or with rice for lunch.

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