The Soup Nazi's Crab Bisque

1
Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

This is the soup Jerry orders in the show (Seinfeld) and it is the most requested Soup Nazi clone.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 lb
    snow crab clusters (legs)
  • 4 qt
    water (16 cups)
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, quartered
  • 2
    potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 c
    fresh chopped italian parsley
  • 2 tsp
    mustard seed
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped pimento
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse ground pepper
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1/3 c
    tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme
  • 1/8 tsp
    basil
  • 1/8 tsp
    marjoram

How to Make The Soup Nazi's Crab Bisque

Step-by-Step

  1. Remove all the crab meat from the shells and set it aside.
  2. Put half of the shells into a large pot with 4 quarts of water over high heat. Add onion 1 stalk of chopped celery, and garlic, then bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Continue to boil for 1 hour, stirring occasionally (The white part of the shells will start to become transparent), then strain stock. Discard the shells, onion, celery and garlic, keeping only the stock.
  4. Measure 3 quarts (12 cups) of the stock into a large sauce pan or cooking pot. If you don't have enough stock, add enough water to make 3 quarts.
  5. Add potatoes, bring mixture to a boil, then add 1/2 of the crab and the remaining ingredients to the pot and bring it back to boiling.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 hours, uncovered until it reduces by about half and starts to thicken.
  7. Add the remaining crab and simmer for another hour until the soup is very thick.

Printable Recipe Card

About The Soup Nazi's Crab Bisque

Course/Dish: Fish Soups
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

13 Quick And Easy Instant Pot Soup Recipes

13 Quick and Easy Instant Pot Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Crock Pot soup recipes are so 2017. Welcome to the new year people! Check out these easy, quick and absolutely delicious Instant Pot soup recipes that are sure to become...

How To Pair Soups And Wine Recipe

How to Pair Soups and Wine

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Pairing soups and wine can be tricky. Besides there being many types of soup (stews, chowder, broth-based, etc.), soups are liquid and pairing liquid with liquid is strange. In reality,...