Maryland Cream of Crab Soup - Carrols Creek - BigOven 110085

Maryland Cream of Crab Soup - Carrols Creek

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"This is very simple to make. My husband and son really enjoyed it, and although it is expensive to make, it is a lot cheaper than 3 of us ordering it in a restaurant."

- Squimby

Ingredients

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1 tb All-purpose flour
1 c Whipping cream
8 oz Clam juice
2 c milk
Green onions
2 Cloves
1 lg Bay leaf
1/2 lb Fresh crabmeat; picked over
1 tb Butter
1 sm Onion; chopped
1/8 ts Ground nutmeg
1/4 c Dry sherry
1/8 ts Cayenne pepper; (or more)
1/4 c fresh chives; Chopped, or

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, cloves and bay leaf and saute until onion is tanslucent, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with flour and stir 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk and cream. Add nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Reduce heat to med-low. Simmer until slightly thickened, anout 15 minutes. Strain soup into bowl, pressing on solids to release liquid. Return liquid to same saucepan. Add crabmeat, clam juice, and Sherry; simmer until thickened, about 15 minutes (do not boil). Season with additional cayenne pepper, if desired, and salt and pepper. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Chill. Rewarm over low heat.) Ladle soup into bowls; garnish with chives. Reprinted from Bon Appetits "Chefs at Home" magazine, Sept 1997. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #224 by Julie Bertholf on Aug 25, 1997

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This is very simple to make. My husband and son really enjoyed it, and although it is expensive to make, it is a lot cheaper than 3 of us ordering it in a restaurant.
Squimby 3 years ago
This is very simple to make. My husband and son really enjoyed it, and although it is expensive to make, it is a lot cheaper than 3 of us ordering it in a restaurant.
Squimby 3 years ago
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