Scrambled Eggs with Crabs, Recipe with Cooking Video

Spirred egg with crabs
Scrambled eggs with crabs is a quick pan-fried egg dish.

Hi, I am a German Chef and Food Photographer. The imparting of cooking knowledge is my great passion. Everyone can cook for himself and with this website I would like to contribute to its success. Cooking questions I answer you gladly at the end of the articles. Have fun and good luck!

Today I’m going to show you my scrambled eggs with crabs. It’s a cooking quickie for your kitchen.

This egg dish is perfect for an extended breakfast or brunch. At the same time, it is a quick lunch or dinner.

Please get the North Sea crabs very fresh and process them promptly. Small shrimps are an alternative, but do not come close to the original taste of the North Sea inhabitants.

Then let’s get started right away. I hope you enjoy the instructions and my video 🙂 I wish you good luck!

Scrambled eggs recipe picture
My post about scrambled eggs shows you more than 10 variations and even more tips © Thomas Sixt Food Photographer

1. Tips for purchasing and preparation

I have already written about scrambled eggs in detail elsewhere. If you are looking for variations on egg dishes, please click on the magic word in the first sentence.

Nevertheless, I will leave you with a few tips here:

We could of course talk more about quail eggs now, but I’d like to save that for another day, let’s get to the preparation quickly. After all, I promised a quick number!

Buy fresh crabs, organic eggs taste better, don’t forget herbs!

Cooking quickie setting recommended by chef Thomas Sixt
North Sea crabs
North Sea crabs on a plate, only fresh produce goes on the plate!© Thomas Sixt Food Photographer
Demeter organic eggs
Demeter organic eggs in the pack, these are natural eggs of different sizes.
Tomato after blanching.
Score the tomatoes and blanch them in boiling salted water for 20 seconds. Then cool them ice-cold, peel them and cut the pure flesh into cubes. I also show you how to prepare tomato concasse step by step.

2. Recipe scrambled eggs with crabs

Scrambled eggs with crabs

Prepare egg dish with North Sea crabs in the pan with confidence. A step-by-step guide, cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2 Portions
Calories 559
Total Time 25 Min.

Scrambled eggs with prawns, quick and easy to prepare. Breakfast, brunch, low carb lunch or dinner. Top instructions with cooking video and many chef tips.

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Spirred egg with crabs
Scrambled eggs with crabs is a quick pan-fried egg dish.

Preparation Time

15 Min.

Cook Time

10 Min.


100-200 g North Sea crabs
4-5 pc eggs
1/4 tsp Salt (I use primal salt or Himalayan salt)
4-6 pinches Pepper black, ground
1-2 pinches Cayenne pepper
2 tbs Herbs (I use thyme or cress)
1 tsp Sunflower oil
15 g butter (or olive oil)


North Sea crabs
North Sea crabs photographed on a plate

Prepare the North Sea crabs. Washing the crabs is not absolutely necessary, the smell test makes sure!

Break eggs
Here I cracked the eggs in a bowl and seasoned them with salt and pepper. The yolks and the egg white are easy to see.

Crack the eggs into a bowl and season with salt, pepper and optional thyme.

Mix eggs
Mix eggs in a bowl, seasoned with salt and pepper.

Beat the eggs with a fork. You can also prepare the egg dish in portions, but then only beat 2-3 eggs in the bowl.

Pan with oil and butter
The heated pan with oil and butter.

Heat the pan and pour in the oil. Pour the egg into the pan and cook, stirring. Just before serving, add butter at a significantly reduced temperature.

scrambled eggs crab close-up
Scrambled eggs with crabs close-up

Arrange the egg dish on warmed plates or bowls. Garnish with the North Sea prawns and herbs and serve quickly. Enjoy your meal!


You can choose herbs flexibly depending on what is available in the market. Suitable herbs include thyme, chives, parsley, lovage, chervil and wild garlic.


3. Calories and nutritional values

4. Further, matching cooking ideas

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