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A Weekday Menu Recipe


Deluxe Kidney Omelette        HT  MC   25mins

Serves 4     Hot   Offal Vegetables  Alcohol  Main Course



100g/4oz Button Mushrooms, sliced

225g/8oz Calf Kidney, Sliced

75g/3oz Butter

1 Teasp Lemon Juice

Salt and Pepper

25g/1oz Plain Flour

150ml/ 5fl.oz. Sparkling Wine

1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped

6 Eggs, beaten

2 Tbsp Single Cream

A few Whole Button Mushrooms to garnish




1. Melt 25g/1oz of the butter in a pan and cook kidneys over a high heat for 5 minutes. Reduce heat, add the sliced mushrooms, lemon juice, salt and pepper and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Drain, reserving cooking liquor, and keep hot.


2. Melt half the remaining butter in a pan, stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually add reserved cooking liquor and sparkling wine, stirring all the time. Bring to the boil, still stirring, and cook for 5 minutes. Add the kidney mixture, parsley, salt and pepper and mix well. Keep hot.


3. Mix the eggs and cream together in a bowl. Melt remaining butter in frying pan then add egg mixture. Tilt the pan, drawing the mixture in from the sides as it sets and allowing the liquid egg to run out from the centre. When lightly set on the bottom but still runny on the top, spread half the kidney mixture on top and cook for a further 2 minutes.


4. To serve - fold the omelet over and slide on to serving plate. Spoon the remaining kidney mixture around the sides and garnish with the remaining whole mushrooms which have been fried in butter.



Serving Suggestions :


Fried Potatoes,  Grilled Tomatoes,  Green Salad


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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