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    Maryland Cream of Crab Soup

    Total Time:

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

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    Ingredients:

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    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
    • 1 teaspoon minced onion
    • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 6 ounces crabmeat, backfin recommended,cartilage removed
    • 16 fluid ounces light cream
    • parsley (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a saucepan over medium heat melt the butter, add Old Bay, minced onion, lemon juice, and stir thoroughly.
    2. 2
      Add the flour, stirring constantly, and then gradually add the light cream, continuing to stir.
    3. 3
      Add the crabmeat and let simmer for about 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Do not allow the soup to boil.
    5. 5
      Serve garnished with a dash of Old Bay and parsley flakes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 28, 2012

      55

      I ate the whole batch by myself. Don't judge me.

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    • on November 29, 2012

      55

      LOVE IT! I doubled the recipe and altered it! Alterations: I used one small chopped sauted onion, 3 tablespoons of Old Bay, and used half and half instead of light. It makes it thicker, but when you are about it eat you can pour some milk in to cool and thin it out - your choice. I also use 16 oz of back fin or jumbo crab meat. YUM YUM YUM!!! I have made this twice already and can't get enough ;).

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    • on July 26, 2011

      55

      The consensus at the table was actually 4.5 stars, but I'll bump it up to 5 because it was great! Light cream was just right. It was a bit bland tasting, so I added some extra Old Bay and 2 tbsp of sherry. Perfect! Thanks for the recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Maryland Cream of Crab Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (366 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 764.6
     
    Calories from Fat 621
    81%
    Total Fat 69.0 g
    106%
    Saturated Fat 42.9 g
    214%
    Cholesterol 252.0 mg
    84%
    Sodium 808.1 mg
    33%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.2 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.6 g
    2%
    Protein 22.9 g
    45%

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    Old Bay Seasoning

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