Cream of Crab Soup Recipe

Cream of Crab Soup is a rich and creamy seafood soup that is a Maryland specialty. This soup is made with lump crab meat, cream, and a blend of spices and seasonings. The result is a velvety smooth soup with a delicate crab flavor. Cream of Crab Soup is perfect as an appetizer or a main course, and it pairs well with crusty bread or oyster crackers. This recipe is a must-try for seafood lovers.

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Ingredients for Cream of Crab Soup Recipe

  • 1/25 cup Butter
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 Stalks Celery, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/25 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.67 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.17 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 0.17 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 0.08 teaspoon Hot Sauce
  • 0.33 cup Heavy Cream
  • 0.17 pound Lump Crab Meat
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Cream Of Crab Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
  • STEP 2.Add the onion, celery, and garlic, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 3.Stir in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes, until lightly golden.
  • STEP 4.Gradually whisk in the chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  • STEP 5.Add the Old Bay seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce.
  • STEP 6.Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • STEP 7.Stir in the cream and crab meat, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 9.Serve the Cream of Crab Soup hot, garnished with fresh parsley or chives.

Cooking Tips

  • Use fresh lump crab meat for the best flavor and texture.
  • If you prefer a thicker soup, you can add a cornstarch slurry to the soup and cook until thickened.
  • For a spicier soup, add more hot sauce or cayenne pepper.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers on the stovetop over low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve the Cream of Crab Soup with crusty bread or oyster crackers for dipping.
Nutrition
value
111
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat15 g Protein9 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    9g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    9g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    97mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    44mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    3mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    36mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    204mg
  • Selenium
    35mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp