Whitebait Omelette

(Di’s whitebait omelette recipe from Pukeko Tearooms)


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 25 grams butter
  • 1 cup whitebait


  1. In a small bowl beat eggs and salt with fork.
  2. Heat butter in a medium fry pan.
  3. Pour in beaten eggs.
  4. Reduce heat slightly until omelette is half set, lifting the edges.
  5. While the top of the omelette is still liquid, spread the whitebait over it.
  6. Continue to cook until the egg is almost set.
  7. Season with salt.
  8. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the omelette to stand for about 2 minutes.
  9. Roll up the omelette, and place join downwards on the plate.
  10. Cut into 4 diagonal slices.

Serve hot or cold.
Serves 4.