Seafood Omelet

Seafood Omelet

There are many reasons why you should make a seafood omelet. Here are a few reasons:

  • Nutritious: Seafood is a nutritious food that is rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and other nutrients. An omelet made with seafood is a good source of protein and other nutrients, and it can help to support a healthy diet.
  • Flavorful: Seafood has a distinct and flavorful taste that pairs well with the rich and savory flavor of eggs. An omelet made with seafood is a delicious and satisfying dish that is enjoyed by many people.
  • Versatility: Seafood omelets can be made with a variety of seafood, including shrimp, crab, and scallops, and they can be flavored with a range of herbs, spices, and other ingredients to suit different tastes and preferences.
  • Convenience: Seafood omelets are relatively easy to prepare, and they can be made in a single pan or skillet. This makes them a convenient and popular choice for busy people who want to enjoy a nutritious and flavorful meal.

Overall, seafood omelets are a nutritious and flavorful dish that is enjoyed by many people for its versatility and convenience. They are a good choice for people who want to enjoy a healthy and satisfying meal.


Course Eggs and Luncheon Dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author N. J. Sorensen, RDN


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces mushrooms – thinly sliced
  • 4 each eggs — beaten
  • 3 tablespoons bay shrimp
  • 1 ounce lump crabmeat
  • 2 ounces sea scallops
  • 2 tablespoons scallions — chopped
  • salt and pepper — to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sharp cheddar cheese — grated


  • Add butter to sauté pan over medium heat. When butter is bubbling, add mushrooms and simmer until soft. Pour egg mixture into pan. Add shrimp, crabmeat, scallops, and 1/2 of the scallions. Mix constantly until eggs are almost cooked (slightly watery). Add salt and pepper to taste. Place grated cheese and remaining scallions. Finish cooking under broiler until cheese is melted.


Serve family style open faced on large round plate.