WEB EXTRA: Cream of Crab Soup Recipe

Cream of Crab Soup Recipe

(Recipe yields 1 gallon of soup)


  • 1 Large mixing bowl
  • 1 Wire whisk
  • 1 Measuring cup
  • 1 Pot


  • 1lb Butter
  • 1lb Flour
  • ¼ cup Crab Base
  • 1 cup Sherry
  • 1 Tbl Old Bay
  • 1tsp White pepper
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Whole Milk
  • 2qt Heavy Cream
  • 2 qt Crab Stock*


  1. Melt butter add flour and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat do not brown.
  2. Add crab base and seasoning
  3. Slowly ass crab stock and milk working with whisk
  4. Bring to Boil and reduce to simmer add heavy cream.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes stir occasionally
  6. Place in ice bath and cool reserve for service.

*NOTE: Water can be substituted for crab stock


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