Mmm--Creamy she-crab soup, garnished with a dollop of freshly whipped cream. Decadent!

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
5
Yield:
4 -6 servings
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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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

238 calories; protein 18.1g; carbohydrates 13.5g; fat 11.7g; cholesterol 101.4mg; sodium 846.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
10/18/2003
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 make more right away. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
05/16/2006
I found this recipe kind of bland. Perhaps with more Worcestershire or onion it might be better. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/18/2003
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 make more right away. Read More
(26)
Rating: 2 stars
05/16/2006
I found this recipe kind of bland. Perhaps with more Worcestershire or onion it might be better. Read More
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