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omelet with fermented soybeans

Omelet with Fermented Soybeans


Step 1

step 1:

Beat the eggs, and mix in the salt and pepper.

Step 2

step 2:

Mix the fermented soybeans (nattō) about twenty times until stringy and sticky.

Step 3

step 3:

Mix the egg mixture and fermented soybeans.

Step 4

step 4:

Heat the oil on medium heat in a frying pan and add the mixture.

Step 5

step 5:

Because the egg is cooked soon, immediately fold it. Remove from the heat.


Place on a plate. Pour soy sauce over it, if desired.


This omelet using nattō is a very unique recipe. Nattō is a very healthy food and which normally has a racy flavor. However, by frying it, the racy flavor is reduced.