Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette


Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette
A simple omelette treated more like a gratin: the omelette forms the bottom layer in the dish, topped with chicken and spinach in a cream sauce and browned in the oven.
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Last modified on: August 16th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:GratinOmeletteSpinachChicken

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18 min.25 min.43 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette  : Photo of step #1
Cut 200 g cooked chicken into small pieces.

Prepare 1 shallot.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on high heat. When good and hot, add the chopped shallot.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add the chicken pieces and mix well.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add 300 g cooked spinach.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add 200 ml cream, salt and pepper again then mix well. Turn down the heat and leave to thicken gently.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Meanwhile, break 6 eggs into a bowl, salt and pepper, then whisk together.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Put a small frying pan on medium heat and melt 20 g butter. Pour in the beaten eggs.

Stage 8 - 4 min.
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Gently pull the eggs from the edge into the centre with a soft spatula until they are just barely set.

Turn off the heat.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Tip the omelette into a buttered gratin dish.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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Spread the chicken and spinach mixture on top.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
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Top with the grated cheese.

Stage 12 - 20 min.
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Bake for about 20 minutes.

Remarks

Do take care not to overcook the eggs in stage 8 or they will dry out in the oven.

Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,670 Kcal or 6,992 Kj101 gr26 gr171 gr
83 %39 %2 %26 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
148 Kcal or 620 Kj9 gr2 gr15 gr
7 %3 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
278 Kcal or 1,164 Kj17 gr4 gr28 gr
14 %6 %<1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinach, Spinach Mornay, Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Spinach brik parcels, Spinach Omelette, ... All
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, Avocado, artichoke and chicken salad, Quick chicken curry, Rice and peas, Beans with tomatoes, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice à la grecque, Caesar salad, Pasta with green asparagus, Gratin Comtois, Courgette tart with mint, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Thin endive tart, Oxtail Parmentier, Gratin Parmentier, Moussaka, Spinach Mornay, ... All

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