Cream of Crab Soup Recipe
THE BEST CREAM OF CRAB SOUP RECIPE
Anywhere near the Chesapeake Bay, you will find Cream of Crab Soup on the menu, from restaurants to crab shacks. The soup is always tasty and always seasoned with Old Bay Seasoning. These soups always feature the local blue crab, which has sweet and succulent flesh. Just about everyone has a variation on these recipes.
1 pound jumbo lump crab meat
1/4 cup butter
2 pints heavy whipping cream
1 quart half and half
1 pint milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
Step One Place the milk, half and half, and the heavy whipping cream in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
Step Two Add in the crab meat, fresh parsley, Old Bay Seasoning, butter, salt and pepper.
Step Three Make a paste from some cornstarch and water.
Step Four When the soup starts to boil add in the cornstarch gradually until the soup thickens
Step Five Season to taste, garnish and serve
MORE GREAT CREAM OF CRAB SOUP RECIPE
1 pound lump crabmeat
1 medium onion minced
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon butter
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 cups clam juice
2 cups half and half
1/4 cup dry white wine
Black pepper season to taste
Old Bay Seasoning
1 tablespoon fresh parsley minced
Step One Gently melt the 3 tablespoons of butter in a large saucepan
Step Two Add in the minced onion and sauté until it is soft and tender, stir the mixture frequently
Step Three Add in the flour and stir for about minutes until its well mixed.
Step Four Add in the clam juice and whisk through.
Step Five Increase heat and bring the mixture to the boil, stirring occasionally
Step Six Add in the half & half and return to boil, stir frequently.
Step Seven Reduce the heat and then simmer for about 10 minutes.
Step Eight Set aside 25% of the largest crab lumps
Step Nine Add the remaining crab meat, wine, pepper a pinch of Old Bay to the soup
Step Ten Add in the salt to the soup and then simmer for 3 minutes. Serve in soup bowls and divide the remaining crab lumps evenly between bowls. Lightly dust the top of each bowl with Old Bay seasoning. Enjoy!
ANOTHER GREAT CREAM OF CRAB SOUP RECIPE
1lb lump crab meatpicked over for shell and cartilage
1 cup milk
4 tablespoons butter
½ cup white onion finely minced
½ cup all purpose flour
1 ½ cup chicken stock
1 cup heavy cream
½ teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
Step One Melt the butter in a pan
Step Two Add in the onions and gently sauté until they are soft.
Step Three Add in the flour and stir until combined.
Step Four Add in the chicken stock, and stir frequently until the soup mixture thickens.
Step Five Add in the cream and the milk and keep stirring until the soup thickens.
Step Six Add in the Old Bay seasoning, salt and the pepper
Step Seven Finally add in the crab meat and warm that through
Step Eight Garnish and serve
There are many Great Crab Soups
Cream of Crab Soup Recipe