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Emergency Crab Bisque

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars
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"This light and spicy tomato crab bisque is one of my all-time favorite emergency recipes. It's easy to shop for, requires very little effort, and only takes about 10 to 15 minutes to pull off."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 269
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine green onion, butter, and 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook until onion is slightly softened, 2 minutes.
  2. Stir tomato soup into saucepan; increase heat to medium and bring to a simmer. Stir in cayenne pepper and reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in crabmeat; cook, stirring occasionally, until crab is cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk cream with a pinch of seafood seasoning until light and frothy, about 30 seconds. Ladle bisque into bowls and stir in a teaspoon of frothy cream.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 269 calories; 9.6 28.9 16.1 64 1041 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I needed an easy but special dish for the office Christmas pot luck. This was perfect and several people asked for the recipe. Here's how I modified this recipe. 1) I scaled it for 12 people;...

Most helpful critical review

It was good but not worth the $8 to make it. While it was ok, neither my boyfriend or I liked it enough to make it a second time. It was an attractive dish if you were serving a quick dish to ...

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I needed an easy but special dish for the office Christmas pot luck. This was perfect and several people asked for the recipe. Here's how I modified this recipe. 1) I scaled it for 12 people;...

This soup is good and if there is an emergency for "crab soup" this works well. It all depends on what prepared tomato soup you use. However, I can think of better ways to use expensive crab m...

Easy recipe that tastes great! I used crab legs instead and it was still delicious! Great for an occasion when you want an elegant dish without all the fuss.

It was good but not worth the $8 to make it. While it was ok, neither my boyfriend or I liked it enough to make it a second time. It was an attractive dish if you were serving a quick dish to ...

For using canned tomatoes soup, this exceeded my expectations. We really loved this soup.

This is a keeper!

Quick, easy, and healthy! I omitted the cream because I was cooking for someone who can't tolerate dairy, and I added a bit more cayenne because we like things spicy. I also doubled the crab bec...

Very easy to make and delicious! Made as written but also added a little sweet corn and used half and half.

Excellent first course to our NYE dinner!! Added two small potatoes and left out the heavy cream!