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Gulf Seafood Omelet

Description

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Wayne Baquet, L'il Dizzy's Café, New Orleans, LA

Course:
Breakfast
Servings:
2
Level:
Intermediate
Occasion:
Year Round
  • Prep Time:
    10 mins
  • Cook Time:
    10 mins
  • Ready In:
    5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon sliced mushrooms
  • 6 medium (21-24 count) cooked Gulf shrimp 
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 tablespoon lump white Gulf crabmeat
  • 1 tablespoon shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation Directions

  1. Heat oil and butter in an 8-inch cast iron skillet on medium heat. 
  2. Add opnions, tomatoes and mushrooms. Sauté until heated through. 
  3. Add shrimp and cook until heated through.
  4. Add eggs, reduce heat to medium low, and allow eggs to cook until they just begin to set. 
  5. Tilt the pan and lift up the bottom edge of the omelet so raw egg runs underneath and continues to cook. 
  6. Flip omelet, add crabmeat and cheddar cheese. 
  7. Fold omelet over carefully with spatula and press until lightly golden and cheese is melted.

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