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Kai Jeow(Thai omelet), Thai food

       In Thailand, the omelet is known as Kai Jeow (Thai Omelet). To make your breakfast pleasant and healthful, it’s an easy-to-prepare omelet with a twist of flavorful, spicy sauce. Whether it’s an early morning meal or a short nighttime snack, you’ll be satisfied and energetic all day long.

Kai Jeow(Thai omelet )

Kai Jeow story

       Thai omelet or Kai Jeow, “Kai Jeow” is a simple recipe passed down from generation to generation around 200 years ago. There is historical evidence mentioning Kai Jeow in the archives of “Prince of the Third Class Narinthewi or Krom Luang Narinthewi” that Kai Jeow was set in tray of food for Royal ceremonies of “Phra Kaeo Morakot” and “Wat Phra Kaew” in the past, according to the archives”. For all evidence, it is reasonable to assume that the recipe has been popular in Thai society for some time. However, there is no evidence that during the ceremony, what type of egg was made Kai Jeow and how it appeared. There is another evidence which refers the method of Kai Jeow. “Before adding to the pan, the Kai Jeow is beaten until fluffy. While frying, use the scoop to dig the side of the pan to allow the raw eggs to flow out, leave it until yellow and fold it, and finally scoops onto a plate “. The sentence came from Yaowapa cooking Recipe that it was distributed in the funeral of Her Royal Highness Princess Yaowapa around 80 years ago

Kai Jeow(Thai omelet )

       The most popular Thai omelet is the Minced Pork Omelet, also known as the Kai Jeow moo sub. There are many Thai street food dishes that provide comfort, but if I had to guess, the recipe would be near the top of many local Thais’ comfort food list. The recipe can do easily with every family because every household keeps at least a dozen eggs, whether chicken or duck. One of the most popular street foods of all time is minced pork omelet with rice. It goes well with hot steamed rice and can be spiced up with Sriracha sauce, ketchup, and chili sauce. The cooking procedure is simple. Simply crack the egg into a bowl and whisk it thoroughly.

Kai Jeow(Thai omelet )

       Combine the sauce and pepper in a mixing bowl. You can also add your favorite vegetables, but cut them into small pieces so they taste good and are easy to chew. After that, combine the minced pork and the whisked egg thoroughly. Then, add some oil to the pan and heat it up. Before pouring the egg mixture into the pan, make sure the oil is hot. Wait until the oil is hot before pouring the egg mixture into the pan if you want a fluffy and crispy omelet.

Kai Jeow(Thai omelet )

What is the flavor of Kai Jeow?

       Thai omelets are distinguished from American and European omelets by their distinct umami flavor and texture combination. The fish oil and green onions in Thai omelets give them a deep delicious flavor. These omelets are light or golden brown since they are fried. The omelets’ borders are crispy, but the middles are thick and fluffy. Thais consider it to be a comfort food.


Kai Jeow(Thai omelet )

Nutrition of Kai Jeow

       Nutrition of Kai Jeow moo sub: Total energy 684.4 kcal, protein 27.6 g, carbohydrate 2.2 g, fat 62.8 in 1 set (2 eggs). Thai omelet, also known as Kai Jeow, is widely available throughout Thailand, with prices ranging from 15 to 55 bath depending on the type of ingredient and restaurant.

Kai Jeow(Thai omelet )

Ingredients of Kai Jeow

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup raw minced meat – pork, beef or chicken (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup vegetable oil
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Types of Kai Jeow (Thai omelets)

Traditional Thai omelets come in a variety of flavors. They are all made by frying an egg in oil, but they contain different ingredients and are plated differently.

Thai omelet with minced pork (kai jeow moo sub): Thai stuffed omelet with pork, beef, chicken, or vegetables (kai yad sai / kai yat sai)

Khao kai jeow or Thai omelet with white rice: Steamed rice on top of an omelet with chili sauce and cucumbers as a side dish.

Khao kai jeow songkhrueang : khao khai chiao topped with minced pork and stir-fried vegetables

Kai jeow cha om: Thai omelet with cha om (acacia leaves).

Kai jeow with khai mot daeng: Thai omelet with red ant eggs

La tiang is a thin, mesh-like omelet stuffed with pork, shrimp, and peanuts (folded into a square)

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