The most important thing about this potato omelette in brandy sauce is that it constitutes a useful dish, when the omelette is left over. In order not to damage it and throw it away, it is best to prepare it by making other dishes, which allow to reuse the leftovers . It is advisable to prepare the brandy sauce in advance and keep it in the fridge, for when you decide to use it.
With the brandy sauce you can make thousands of recipes, accompany meats and puddings and its ingredients include fish stock or meat broth, tomatoes, garlic, onion, cognac or brandy and white wine. Pierre Fraisse, a well-known French chef from the late 19th century, owned a restaurant in Paris. Legend has it that on a busy night when he had run out of many products, friends of his visited him. He took what he had: lobsters. So he chopped them, sauteed them in olive oil, flambeed them with cognac and put them in a bed of tomatoes, onions and minced garlic, cooked them over high heat and finally watered them with white wine. True or false, this is how brandy sauce is prepared .
- A potato omelette
- 200 ml of olive oil
- 2 heads of garlic
- Juice of ½ lemon
- Half a liter of meat stock
- 2 heaping tablespoons of butter
- 100 ml of white wine
- 100 ml of brandy or cognac
How to prepare the potato omelette in a brandy sauce:
- To prepare the sauce : in a saucepan put the oil over low heat and confit the whole garlic with skin, until soft .
- When the garlic is ready, add the ingredients: the butter, wine and brandy, lemon and half a liter of meat stock .
- Let the sauce cook .
- Cut the tortilla into triangles or squares.
- In a frying pan place the tortilla pieces and water with the sauce .
- Cook for 5 minutes.
- Serve immediately .
As you can see, this potato omelette in a brandy sauce is perfect for good tapas. It is preferable to have everything prepared, especially the sauce, by the time you want to take advantage of the omelette, this will indeed be a quick preparation.
Offer your diners this spectacular appetizer. The combination of the potato omelette with this sauce turns the recipe into a gourmet dish, even if it is a use recipe. The aroma of the sauce will whet anyone’s appetite.