Crab and Swiss Omelet Recipe -
Crab and Swiss Omelet Recipe
  • READY IN 22 mins

Crab and Swiss Omelet

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"A delicious omelet made with Dungeness crab, mushrooms, and Swiss cheese."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins

    22 mins


  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in mushrooms, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer mushrooms to plate. Remove skillet from heat.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg yolks and milk to blend. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites with a dry beater until soft peaks form. Fold yolk mixture into whites.
  3. Return skillet to medium-high heat. When butter sizzles, pour egg mixture into skillet. Sprinkle mushrooms and crab meat evenly over the top. Cook until omelet begins to set, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with Swiss cheese. Using a large spatula, fold omelet over, forming semicircle. Cover skillet; cook until omelet puffs and is cooked through, about 3 minutes. Slide omelet onto large plate.
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Apr 30, 2006

I found that the yolk separated from the whites during cooking, so that they started to cook at the bottom of the pan with the whites remaining raw at the top. Oh well, I turned often so it wasn't omelet looking, more like chunky scrambled eggs. But the flavor was delicious; substituted shrimp for the crab and added avocado.

Jan 26, 2008

I added green onions and casa dressing on top. The end result was good.


10 Ratings

May 23, 2008

Really nice and simple recipe, although I found I had to half the cheese and added more crab meat and mushrooms. I also added some barbecue seasoning and and all purpose seasoning as I felt it was missing something...I was right!! Would definitely make it again.

May 04, 2008

pretty good, but it needs something.

Nov 28, 2007

As a huge fan and very frequent recepient of loads of Dungeness crab. Fresh, i.e., swimming that morning and cooked the same evening. This omelete is probably the best one I have ever had!. I sometimes sustitute "Rumiono" brand sharp white cheese and/or an English Stilson. This is a local cheese manufacturer and willbe difficult, although not impossible for you Easterners" to obtain. Everyone knows that Northern California cheese is second to none and , hence, the difficulty to obtain. I worse comes to worse and you can not get it, emeil me and I will ask the owner to oblige you. Regards, Gamechef

Oct 15, 2009

Very good! I've made this several times now - I used various different cheeses and generally add green onions.

Oct 13, 2011

This was pretty good, I skipped the mushroom just because I didn't have any (very unlike me) but the omelet was good, thought it lacked a little seasoning, and this is from someone who doesn't season a whole lot.

Sep 24, 2012

The omelete itself was delicious: nice & fluffy, like a souffled omelte should be, but we all found the crab to be too fishy for an omelet filling. Just the mushroom & Swiss would have been much better.


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  • Calories
  • 796 kcal
  • 40%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 567 mg
  • 189%
  • Fat
  • 56.6 g
  • 87%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 61.6 g
  • 123%
  • Sodium
  • 718 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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