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Omelette au Rhum




  1. Make a regular omelet cooked in butter. Keep it soft and add a pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of sugar.
  2. Turn omelet onto a hot plate and sprinkle the top with remaining tablespoon of sugar.
  3. Pass under broiler to caramelize sugar.
  4. Heat the rum, pour it over omelet and ignite.
  5. Spoon burning rum over omelet and when fire goes out.
  6. Serve immediately.

Yield: 2 servings

Posted by FootsieBear at Recipe Goldmine April 2001

Source: Recipes & Reminiscences of New Orleans, contributed by Antoine's


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