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Creamy She-Crab Soup

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Mmm--Creamy she-crab soup, garnished with a dollop of freshly whipped cream. Decadent!"
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servings 238
Original recipe yields 5 servings (4 -6 servings)


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  1. Fill the bottom of a double boiler halfway with water. Bring to a low boil. Melt butter in top of double boiler, add flour and stir until smooth.
  2. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until smooth. Add onion, mace, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and crab meat with roe. Cook over simmering water for 20 minutes.
  3. To serve, place 1 tablespoon of warmed sherry in each of 4 or 6 soup bowls (depends on how much soup you want). Ladle soup into bowls, top with a dollop of whipped cream, and sprinkle with fresh snipped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 238 calories; 11.7 13.5 18.1 101 847 Full nutrition

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I could not find the crab roe and, we live in a town nicknamed "the seafood capitol". I went without the roe and this was still a very tasty recipe for she-crab soup! My husband wanted me to m...

I found this recipe kind of bland. Perhaps with more Worcestershire or onion, it might be better.