Crab Soup Recipe

This crab soup recipe is creamy and may just be the best ever. here's how to make it.

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Non Vegdiet
4hr total
1hr Prep
3hr Cook
4hr total
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3hr Cook
Crab Soup
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Ingredients for Crab Soup Recipe

  • 1/2 Blue or spider crab shells including legs and body, crab picked and reserved
  • 1/2 White fish skeletons such as tilapia or flounder
  • 1/4 Yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Celery stalks roughly chopped
  • 1/4 bunch Small thyme
  • As required A few parsley stalks
  • 1/4-1/2 Garlic cloves bashed
  • 2.13 cup Cold water
  • 1/4 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Unsalted butter
  • 1/4 Yellow onion chopped
  • 1/4 Small fennel bulb trimmed and chopped
  • 1/4 Carrot peeled and diced
  • 1/2 Celery stalks chopped
  • 1/2 Garlic cloves grated
  • 1/4 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 sprig Thyme
  • 1/4 sprig Good size tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 1/4 Smallish star anise
  • 0.08 cup Dry white wine
  • 2.25 ounce Fresh tomatoes skinned and chopped, or canned chopped tomatoes
  • 0.08-0.13 cup Heavy cream plus more for garnish
  • 0.06 cup Calvados or apple brandy
  • As required Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • As required Cooked crab meat or cracked crab claw for garnish
Nutrition
value
541
calories per serving
18 g Fat27 g Protein84 g Carbs57 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Carbs
    84g
  • Fiber
    57g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    84g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Fiber
    57g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    2046mg
  • Iron
    94mg
  • Vitamin A
    2288mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    8mg
  • Vitamin B6
    75mg
  • Vitamin B9
    608mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    98mg
  • Vitamin E
    6mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    474mg
  • Manganese
    11mg
  • Phosphorus
    596mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    8mg
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 Leites Culinaria