Japanese Street Food – OMELET RICE Kichi Kichi Omurice Kyoto Japan

Omurice or omu-rice (オムライス Omu-raisu) is an example of yōshoku (a Western-influenced design of Japanese cuisine) consisting of an omelette made with fried rice and typically topped with catsup. With omu and raisu being contractions of the words omelette and rice, the name is an example of Gairaigo. It is a popular meal both commonly cooked in the house and typically discovered at western style restaurants in Japan. The meal was brought to Korea during Japanese guideline, and today it is a fixture on gimbap dining establishment menus throughout South Korea, where it is rendered as "오므라이스 (omeuraiseu)" in Hangul. Omurice is also popular in Taiwan, another territory formerly occupied by Japan. Kids, in specific, enjoy omurice, and it is often included in okosama-ranchi or kids' meals.

Omurice is said to have actually originated around the turn of the 20th century at a western style dining establishment in Tokyo's Ginza district called Renga-tei, influenced by chakin-zushi.

It has actually been featured in popular culture such as the Japanese movie Tampopo and the Korean TV series Roof Prince, and more just recently in the manga Shokugeki no Soma.

 

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63 Responses to “Japanese Street Food – OMELET RICE Kichi Kichi Omurice Kyoto Japan”

  1. Qayyim Aqlan

    Jul 17. 2017

    looks amazing!!!

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  2. Ancestorius

    Jul 17. 2017

    Saw him in another clip from 2013, the man ages beautifully. He´s such a great chef!

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  3. angel lysa

    Jul 17. 2017

    Already 2 am and now i’m hungry

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  4. kim peter

    Jul 17. 2017

    Buzzfeed anyone?

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  5. Nati Whatever

    Jul 17. 2017

    This is dangerously appetizing. Look at this soft omelette… I’m salivating.

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  6. Dragon__ deepblue001

    Jul 17. 2017

    he loves his job and i love seen him work!!! (((sry for my english xD))

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  7. Ridoy Bhuiyan

    Jul 17. 2017

    please don’t add the music, it’s booring. we all like natural video sound

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    • Monsta X's Visual line Are a living Memes

      Jul 17. 2017

      Ridoy Bhuiyan its from the background

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    • Dubz OutCastKing

      Jul 18. 2017

      Ridoy Bhuiyan They might as well put in some 70’s porn music in the background. 😁

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    • Ridoy Bhuiyan

      Jul 18. 2017

      Dubz OutCastKing I hope 😂

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    • Ridoy Bhuiyan

      Jul 18. 2017

      Monsta X’s Visual line Are a living Memes & that sound suckz

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  8. Death

    Jul 17. 2017

    5:40 WHAT THE F*CK ? LUL
    PogChamp

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  9. fh

    Jul 17. 2017

    jesus christ is it cast iron pan? I can’t even hold one half of it like this parallel for like 5 seconds. This one is like 10-15 kgs

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    • Meli mel

      Jul 17. 2017

      no that’s just a regular Teflon non-stick pan very light

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    • derek xiao

      Jul 18. 2017

      Tbh looks like coated stainless steel

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    • fh

      Jul 18. 2017

      yea probably. And I figured now that the long handle makes throwing/mixing a bit easier I guess.

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  10. merkus p00n

    Jul 17. 2017

    Japanese Gordan Ramsey but more cheerful.

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  11. Beckylicious

    Jul 17. 2017

    No magician can beat this kind of work.

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  12. Ashley Kim

    Jul 17. 2017

    It’s 2:31 am, what am I watching? 😭 I want omurice so badly right now. 😭😭

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    • Beerus Sama

      Jul 18. 2017

      Ashley Kim i got one in my pants for you. *dont worry im black from the waist down to my feet*

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  13. Blank

    Jul 17. 2017

    I wanna see Gordon Ramsey try to make this

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    • calvin kuek

      Jul 18. 2017

      Blank ikr

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    • Azrael

      Jul 18. 2017

      Ive heard that he put milk in it, and classic french omelette dont have milk in it lul

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    • Gnat Foehn

      Jul 18. 2017

      No, this is a French omelet. The indicator is curdled inside with a smooth outside. It’s literally just slapped on top of rice then cut for dramatic effect. This is far from a Japanese dish.

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    • randy arleter

      Jul 18. 2017

      Lil Uzi Vamp yow idiot, ramsay should practice like 5:44 , not how to make a fried rice and soft omelette, u think gordon can do that without practice ?idiot.

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    • Lil Uzi Vamp

      Jul 18. 2017

      geigster Exactly. People think you have to learn to make each dish and don’t understand that you reach a point when you’re good enough that you just have to know how it’s done and you can do it

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  14. Giftschock

    Jul 17. 2017

    5:42 Really?

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  15. AQUA FaDe

    Jul 17. 2017

    I want to learn how he toss the rice like that

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  16. Aigul Revlis

    Jul 18. 2017

    I almost choked when he was gonna stick the entire thing of butter in as a joke

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