Dashimaki Tamago – Japanese Dashi Rolled Omelet

japanese omelette

Make this colorful and delicious dashimaki tamago recipe for breakfast, brunch or dinner! Soy sauce and katsuobushi bring the umami to this delicious Japanese omelette.


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons dashi broth (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup scallions (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • grated daikon (optional)
  • bonito flakes
  • soy sauce


  1. In a bowl, whisk in eggs, soy sauce and dashi.
  2. Add scallions and stir.
  3. In a medium size pan over medium high heat, add vegetable oil.
  4. Add omelet mixture and cook for a few minutes.
  5. When the omelet is almost fully cooked, flip it over with a spatula and turn the heat off immediately. Transfer to a plate and top with bonito flakes, 1 tablespoon grated daikon and a dash of soy. Serve immediately.


Enjoy this Tamagoyaki recipe as soon as it is served. The refrigerator isn’t kind to leftover omelettes.

This Tamagoyaki Recipe Is:
Low in sugar
High in selenium

Keywords: tamagoyaki, atsuyaki tamago, side

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