Crab and Rice Chowder

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by mama smurf

Found in Cooking Treasures of the Central Coast. Sounded good and I generally have everything in the pantry. If I don't have fresh crab I have used the lump crab meat from Costco.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 onion, small chopped
  • 12 lb mushroom, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons salad oil
  • 2 cups broccoli, coarsely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, small and chopped
  • 12 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 (17 ounce) can cream-style corn
  • 13 lb crabmeat
  • 3 cups rice, cooked
  • salt and pepper


  1. Saute onion and mushrooms in oil till limp.
  2. Add broccoli, bell pepper and thyme. Simmer till broccoli is tender about 4 minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth, milk and corn and stir. Cook uncovered about 10 minutes or until hot.
  4. Stir in crabmeat and rice. Simmer uncovered until hot about 2 minutes.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.

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