Hermit Crab-Stuffed Cave Mushrooms - FallOut Vault

Kim Biegacki


This is yet another delicious recipe from my nephew Rhyan's Fallout Cookbook. They initially called it Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms but crossed it out to read Hermit Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms instead. Definitely this is one for the Shroom lover in you! We've made them several times and each time there is none left after the meal. Let me know what you think. I told my nephew that it's our appetizer for this summer for sure.


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4 - 6
10 Min
20 Min


  • 18 - 20 large
    baby portobello mushrooms, stemmed
  • 2/3 c
    cooked shrimp, minced
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1/2 c
    cream cheese
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/3 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 c
    romano cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 pinch

How to Make Hermit Crab-Stuffed Cave Mushrooms - FallOut Vault


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Clean your large 18 - 20 baby portabella mushrooms, and remove stems. After you clean and de-stem them, pat dry and set aside.
  2. Mix together all the ingredients together. Place your shrooms cap side down and begin stuffing them. Place them on a rack or a parchment lined pan. Once you've filled them all bake at 400 for 20 minutes or so.
  3. Remove from oven and serve immediately. They are so yummy and best served when still warm. The first time my nephew Rhyan & I made these, we also decided to make another appetizer to serve for those who don't like shrooms. I'll place the recipe here in this step. They are a Cordon Bleu Appetizer and most people enjoy cheese & ham. I also served these with a homemade ranch dressing which paired nicely.
    (Directly click on the blue link that says Cordon Bleu appetizers to take you to that recipe if you like.)
  4. We've made these several times now and have adjusted the recipe to our liking. We've omitted some steps and a few ingredients but it really didn't alter the fabulous taste of these stuffed portabellas.

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About Hermit Crab-Stuffed Cave Mushrooms - FallOut Vault

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic Low Carb
Other Tag: For Kids

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