25 Reviews

We made this last night and really enjoyed it. I just used canned crab meat and honestly, it didn't really seem to add much flavor to the soup. But really, this can easily just be a chunky potato soup and would be nice and tasty. I added about 1/2 a cup of thinly sliced carrots and 1/2 a cup of peas which added some nice color, texture and flavor to things. In addition to the listed seasonings, I used 5 Pepper Seasoning and a few dashes of Italian Seasoning to add some flavor. Also used 12 oz. of crab and 4 c. of potatoes and added about 1/2 of a cup both broth and milk to compensate for the added volume. Came out with a nice thickness and is a stick-to-your-ribs kinda meal.

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amy laree November 29, 2010

I used half cream and half 1% milk, added another 1/2c cream at the end. Was without nutmeg. Added nearly a whole pkg of bacon and two 6 oz cans of crab. I will come back to rate this after I make it again using all the posted ingredients. Really yummy, I need to add the nutmeg and see what that does to the flavor.

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Erineight October 18, 2010

Really great recipe!! Although I did not have creamed corn..i added extra broth. It thickened up really nice!! Thank-You

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hope2day July 10, 2010

My favorite chowder ever. I may try it with other sea food in future. I wasn't sure about the amounts of garlic and nutmeg, but they blend in really well. I added a couple of dashes of cream.

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Catta June 25, 2010

I might be slightly biased because I love crab in any and everything, but this was fantastic. I use cream instead of regular milk for a creamier chowder.

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appelcakes March 26, 2010

really good,I did make adjustments to my needs I used soymilk,and left out cayenne,I added 1 box container of chicken broth which I think was 32 oz? I also chopped the potatoes and onions to a mush in a food chopper so it was easier on my digestion and I served over jasmine rice.

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Aperson22 March 18, 2010

Fantastic! I used a little bit of cream since I like a thicker chowder. This was perfect though! A seafood party favorite!

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Jason Hoeflich February 12, 2010

Delish! Part of my New Years resolution.... rate recipes I've tried. Substituted Old Bay for cayenne. Will make again. Thanks for a keeper!

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yellowtail January 05, 2010

Along with the onions we added in a square of salt pork, and fried them up till they were crisp. We loved this soup, and we will definately have it again when we get the craving for something to warm the tummy! Thank you!

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Jen In The Kitchen! October 07, 2008

DH and I enjoyed this. However I used it only as a base for a potato/seafood chowder. I made as is, except that I added about 1/4lb bacon, which I diced and fryed, tossed with 8oz crab the recipe called for and added about 1 cup pre cooked shirmp. Fryed them all together for a moment and put that all into the chowder. I also used a small can of creamed corn, as I'm not a huge fan of it. I think it needs salt for sure, I also increase the nutmeg and cayenne and added a bit of a chilli/garlic sauce. Good soup, I'll use it again.

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saylaveev March 07, 2008
Potato-Crab Chowder