Cream of Crab Soup

Cream Of Crab Soup Recipe

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Barbara Scott


YUMMMMMMM! I LOVE cream of crab soup and so does my family. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    lb. crab meat
  • 1/4
    cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2
    tsp. finely grated lemon peel, optional
  • 4
    tbsp. butter
  • 1-1/2
    tbsp. flour
  • 4
    cups half and half
  • 1/4
    cup dry sherry
  • 1
    tsp. worcestershire sauce
  • ·
    pinch of nutmeg
  • ·
    salt and white pepper to taste

How to Make Cream of Crab Soup


  1. Saute onion and the lemon zest (if you elect to use lemon zest) in butter. Add flour and heat until bubbly. Add half and half slowly and stir with a whisk.
  2. Add crab meat and simmer for about 20-30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for another 10-15 minutes. Serve immediately.

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About Cream of Crab Soup

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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