Omuraisu – delicious tomato flavoured fried rice wrapped in an omelette.

Serves 4

2 cups of uncooked rice
8 eggs
300grams chicken thigh meat (tori no momoniku)
1 onion
1/4 carrot
1 pack of button mushrooms
1 clove garlic
4-5 tablespoons of ketchup
1 tablespoon chicken soup powder (torigara supu)
a little salad oil, black pepper, salt
lettuce for garnish
extra ketchup

1. Cook the rice in a rice cooker as normal
2. Mince the garlic, onion and carrot
3. Dice the chicken into small pieces
4. Slice the mushrooms thinly
5. Stir-fry the garlic with a little salad oil; add the chicken to it
6. Once the chicken is cooked, add the vegetables and stir-fry them until tender
7. Add salt, pepper, and chicken soup powder to the chicken and vegetables, then add the rice and ketchup and stir-fry well
8. In a bowl mix the eggs with some salt and pepper
9. In a different frying pan heat a little salad oil and add 1/4 of the egg mix to make an omelette. Once one side is cooked put 1/4 of the rice on top of the omelette and roll it up
10. Put a plate on top of the fry pan and turn it over to flip the omelette onto the plate
11. Serve with ketchup and lettuce on the side