Curried Crab Quiche

Curried Crab Quiche

Curried Crab Quiche

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at

Curry and crab complement each other perfectly in this fuss-free quiche.  With a sunny color and a rich taste, it’s special enough for a holiday breakfast or brunch.

                Kathy Kittel                                                               Lenexa, Kansas

Curried Crab Quiche Recipe

Curried Crab Quiche

1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

6 to 8 oz. canned or frozen crabmeat, thawed, drained and cartilage removed

¾ cup shredded Swiss cheese

3 eggs

1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream

½ to 1 tsp. curry powder

½ tsp. salt

Dash pepper

Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil.  Bake at 450 F. for 5 minutes. 

Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer.

Remove from the oven; reduce heat to 375 F.  Sprinkle crab and cheese into shell.

In a bowl, beat eggs.  Add cream, curry, salt and pepper; pour over cheese.  Cover edges of pastry with foil; bake for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.         6-8 servings

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