Making the perfect fluffy omelette can test the mettle of even the most seasoned chefs. While there are plenty of variations on technique, with some of the world's best chefs offering complicated ideas on the classic fluffy, gooey French omelette, this simple new foolproof technique demonstrated by the experts at ChefSteps is a first for us.
The advice is simple, just boil it. Yes, that's right. Using some simple science-led techniques the ChefSteps team think outside the box once again, proving that the perfect omelette can easily be achieved by putting whisked eggs in a pan of boiling water. So forget that prized omelette skillet and instead it's time to get boiling.
How to make the perfect fluffy omelette - boil it!
Watch how it's done in the clip below:
The secret lies in the fact that boiling water transfers so much heat so quickly, it makes the eggs soufflé. "Think egg drop soup intersects omelette," say the ChefSteps team.
Once the eggs are cooked they are scooped out of the water and allowed to fall into a paper towel set over a strainer. Once the water is squeezed out with a fork, it's just a case of waiting for a few moments, seasoning and tucking in to the perfect bite of fluffy omelette.
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