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Crab Crustless Quiche

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This crab crustless quiche (aka oven baked crab omelette) is an outstanding dish for a special brunch with it’s lightly seasoned yet flavorful medley of eggs, cream and delightfully sweet crabmeat.

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We add a secret ingredient, Old Bay Seasoning, to make this crab quiche stand out. Old Bay is a natural pairing with shellfish, and it’s extremely flavorful in this quiche.

The end result is a melt in your mouth, savory sensation put over the top with a heaping amount of delectable crab meat.

Using tender crabmeat taken right from cooked crab legs, this is an indulgent treat that is immensely satisfying and perfect for a special occasion brunch.

Once they’ve gotten a taste, your guests will look forward to this dish every time!

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Ingredients in Crab Crustless Quiche

This is a super simple recipe with just 3 main ingredients!

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  • Eggs — Six large eggs
  • Crabmeat — use lump crabmeat or better yet, the meat from crab legs with care to ensure shell and cartilage are completely separated from the crabmeat.
  • Cream — Heavy cream or half and half
  • Parsley or Dill — chopped fresh parsley or fresh dill
  • Old Bay Seasoning — this is a perfect pairing with shellfish and enhances the crab quiche perfectly.
  • Salt — optional, you can add a half teaspoon of salt if you like. We find that the Old Bay seasoning is enough flavor, without adding any salt.

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Why You’ll Love This Crustless Crab Quiche Recipe

You’ve got to love the ease of making crab quiche. With no crust, there’s only five ingredients and the whole thing comes together super quick.

You can add so many ingredients into a quiche but we really love the simplicity of this one so the crabmeat really shines through. May we suggest crustless quiche doner kebab if you want a hearty quiche loaded with toppings.

Adding a touch of Old Bay seasoning in this complements the crabmeat so well. We highly recommend that you include this if you have it, otherwise, you can lightly season with salt and pepper.

Not to mention, it’s low in carbs and suitable for a low carb or keto diet.

How To Make The Best Crustless Crab Quiche

There are just a few basic steps to this super easy recipe.

STEP 1 — Whisk Eggs and Cream

Preheat the oven. Crack six eggs into a medium bowl. Pour in the cream and whisk until smooth.

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STEP 2 — Add Crabmeat and Seasonings

Place the crabmeat, parsley or dill and seasonings (Old Bay and salt, if using). Mix it well until thoroughly combined.

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STEP 3 — Pour Into Pie Dish

Butter a pie dish and pour the egg mixture into it.

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STEP 4 — Bake in Oven

Place in the preheated oven. Bake for about 40 minutes until the top center of the quiche is firm to the touch.

What To Serve With Crab Crustless Quiche

This is a perfect go to dish for a special breakfast, brunch or lunch.

With that in mind, for lunch, you can never go wrong with a lovely side salad to pair with quiche.

A simple house style salad or Caesar salad are great choices. Our asparagus cucumber tomato salad would also be fantastic with this.

A seafood soup such as clam chowder or lobster bisque can be served together with crab quiche. Similarly, vegetarian options like asparagus soup or tomato bisque are enjoyable as well.

For breakfast or brunch, some air fried French fries, potato wedges or roasted potatoes are great alongside a baked crab omelet. You may like to serve maple glazed bacon and other breakfast style meats.

How To Store Crustless Crab Quiche

Store crustless crab quiche in the fridge for up to three days. Be sure to keep leftovers covered in an air tight container.

You can reheat it by putting it into the oven again, at 350 degrees F for about 20 minutes.

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Crustless Crab Quiche

Susan & Björn
This crustless crab quiche aka oven baked crab omelette is an outstanding dish for a special brunch with its flavorful medley of eggs, cream and delightfully sweet crabmeat. With a hint of Old Bay Seasoning and savory crab shining through, each bite will melt in your mouth!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Red Lobster
Calories 264 kcal
Fiber 0.03 g
Carbohydrates 2 g


  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 cups Cream, heavy or half-and-half
  • 10 ounces Crab Meat, from King Crab or Snow Crab legs
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons Parsley, finely chopped, or sub dill
  • ½ teaspoon Salt, Himalayan (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Butter, for buttering the pie form


  • Preheat the oven at 350 °F. In a medium sized mixing bowl, blend the eggs and cream.
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  • Add the herbs and spices. Mix well.
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  • Add the crab meat to the mix and blend carefully.
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  • Butter a pie form and pour in the mixture. Bake in the middle of the oven for 40 minutes.
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  • Test the readiness of the quiche by gently tapping the top center of it (it should be firm to the touch). Serve while warm.
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Calories: 264kcal Carbohydrates: 2g Fiber: 0.03g Net Carbohydrates: 2g Protein: 10g Fat: 24g Saturated Fat: 15g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0.03g Cholesterol: 165mg Sodium: 538mg Potassium: 174mg Sugar: 2g Vitamin A: 1002IU Vitamin C: 2mg Calcium: 84mg Iron: 1mg


The above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide. If you are following a specific diet or have dietary restrictions, please use your preferred nutritional calculator. If you have a food allergy please ensure that none of the listed ingredients are part of your restrictions. As well, always use a food thermometer to ensure safe cooking temperature of the food items.

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