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How to Cook Brain Omelet

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


  • 250 grams calf's or pork brain washed and cleaned of membrane and connective tissues
  • juice of 1/4 dayap lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6-8 tablespoons olive oil or lard
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chopped
  • 1 medium onion coarsely chopped
  • 6 whole eggs beaten


    How to cook brain omelet:

    • Marinate brain, with dayap juice for at least 2 hours in refrigerator.
    • Season with salt and pepper, then poach or steam until cooked. Cut into cubes.
    • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil or lard and saute garlic, onion and brain. Season to taste.
    • Pour beaten egg over brains, fold in contents and flip.
    • Add more oil if desired. Take care not to overcook the egg.