Cream of Crab Soup Recipe

Rating 5.0
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This cream of crab soup is a creamy lobster bisque-based soup garnished with crab. Comforting and satisfying, it’s a hug in a bowl.
Utensils Lunch
Globe New American
14
ingredients
9
steps
30
minutes
Born and raised in Northern California, Chef Esh-Marie has spent ten years in the catering industry curating creative and delicious dining experiences for her guests. But, her career highlight has been creating her own food-and-wine-pairing tour business throughout several cities. She is passionate about sharing tips for cooking and wine pairing with guests whenever she gets the chance.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
2 tbsp
butter
1/2 cup(s)
chopped onions
1/2 cup(s)
chopped celery
1/2 cup(s)
chopped carrots
2 tbsp
minced garlic
1 tbsp
tomato paste
1 tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 cup(s)
white wine
1 cup(s)
seafood stock
1 cup(s)
heavy cream
1 1/2 tbsp
olive oil
2 cup(s)
lump crab meat
salt and pepper, to taste
1 tbsp
chopped chives

Directions 9 steps | 30 Minutes

Step 1

In a pot over medium heat, add the butter, onions, celery and carrots. Sauté the onions, celery and carrots until tender. 

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: In a pot over medium heat, add the butter, onions, celery and carrots.
Step 2

Add the minced garlic and tomato paste. Stir to combine.

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Add the minced garlic and tomato paste.
Step 3

Add the all-purpose flour to the mixture. Stir to combine. 

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Add the all-purpose flour to the mixture.
Step 4

Deglaze the pot with the white wine. 

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Deglaze the pot with the white wine.
Step 5

Add the seafood stock and bring to a simmer. 

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Add the seafood stock and bring to a simmer.
Step 6

Use an immersion blender to purée the soup.

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Use an immersion blender to purée the soup.
Step 7

Stir in the heavy cream. Set aside and keep warm.

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Stir in the heavy cream.
Step 8

In a skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and the crab. Season the crab with salt and pepper. Cook to your desired doneness. Remove from heat. 

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: In a skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and the crab.
Step 9

Top the soup with the crab and garnish with the chopped chives. Enjoy!

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe: Top the soup with the crab and garnish with the chopped chives.
Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
463
FAT
34.2 g
PROTEIN
16.1 g
CARBS
13.4 g
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Jessica U.

Jessica

30 Nov 2023

This will be on the menu for the holidays - so delicious!

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Carmela G.

Carmela

09 Nov 2023

A definite comfort food that can satisfy your soul.

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