- The pungent-smelling Thai herb called cha om is a key ingredient. Once cooked, it releases a rich umami flavor.
- McCoy gets his ant eggs from a local Thai food distributor. “The flavor depends on where they come from, but it’s always lemony,” he says.
- The omelet is served with Shark brand Sriracha, which is commonly used as a condiment in Thailand.
- The base is made of chicken eggs, soy sauce and fish sauce. It’s flash-cooked in oil before being drained.