Charleston She-Crab Soup

Recipe by Chef Kate
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring water in the bottom of a double boiler to a boil, reduce heat so that water barely simmers and make sure that the amount of water does not touch the bottom of the top of the double boiler.
  • Melt butter in the top of a double boiler and blend with the flour until smooth.
  • Add the milk gradually, stirring constantly.
  • Add the crab meat and roe and all seasonings except sherry and cook slowly, stirring frequently, for about 20 minutes.
  • To serve, place a tablespoon of warmed sherry in the bottom of each individual soup bowl.
  • Add soup and top with a dollop of whipped cream.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and/or paprika.
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