She-Crab Soup

Total Time
10 mins
25 mins

This is such an awesome soup. It is so simple to make, yet so refined and elegent. It's a great start for any dinner party, or just for lunch.

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  1. Pour milk into top half of double boiler.
  2. Add mace and cook 8 minutes over low heat.
  3. Add crabmeat, butter and cream.
  4. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.
  5. Stir and cook 15 minutes over low heat.
  6. Stir occasionally during cooking.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Add crushed crackers and let stand several minutes to thicken soup.
  9. Stir in sherry just before serving.
  10. Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.