Cream of Crab Soup

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

This delicious soup is traditional to Barbados...........recipe printed in Foods of the world series Time/Life.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 12 ounce flour
  • 1 14 pints fish stock (or chicken)
  • 2 eggs, hard boiled
  • 58 pint single cream
  • 58 pint milk
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt
  • 18 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 lb crabmeat
  • 3 tablespoons pale dry sherry
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

Directions

  1. Melt butter over moderate heat in large saucepan.
  2. When butter bubbles,add flour & mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour in a6 Tblsp of stock.
  4. cook over high heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens & comes to the boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low & simmer for 3 mins to cook flour.
  6. Stir in finely mashed eggs, rest of stock,cream, milk,salt & pepper.
  7. Bring to booil over high heat, still stirring.
  8. Reduce heat to moderate and add sherry, crabmeat, lime juice & bitters.
  9. cook for 2 - 3 mins more to heat crabmeat through.
  10. Taste for seasoning.
  11. serve at once from heated tureen or in iundividual soup bowls.