Maryland Cream of Crab Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Top Review by awiltsr

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

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 59.16 ml unsalted butter
  • 29.58 ml flour
  • 4.92 ml Old Bay Seasoning
  • 4.92 ml minced onion
  • 14.79 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 170.09 g crabmeat, backfin recommended,cartilage removed
  • 16 fluid ounce light cream
  • parsley (optional)


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

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