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Awesome Crab Soup

"Creamy crab soup at its best. I can honestly say that this is perfect."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 516 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour all at once, and cook until bubbly. Stir in Old Bay seasoning and Worcestershire sauce. Gradually stir in chicken broth, wine, and half-and-half.
  2. Prepare gravy according to package directions, and stir into soup. Thin with more half-and-half if necessary. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in crabmeat, and season with hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Simmer 2 minutes, or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 516 calories; 33.6 g fat; 25.5 g carbohydrates; 17.4 g protein; 127 mg cholesterol; 1466 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is awesome soup! The 2 keys to this soup are 1)Avoid the salt 2) Don't serve this soup on the day you make it. If this soup got a bad review, it was because it was served too soon. The grav...

Most helpful critical review

This was far from awesome. Sounded like it would be awesome, but was actually pretty horrible. Tasted like you were eating thick salty, gravy.

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This is awesome soup! The 2 keys to this soup are 1)Avoid the salt 2) Don't serve this soup on the day you make it. If this soup got a bad review, it was because it was served too soon. The grav...

The soup was excellent but as I made it, I made a few adjustments. The wine seemed too strong for my liking so I added only half a cup, when I sampled it before I added the salt I thought it was...

This was very good and easy. I also had a problem finding white gravy mix so I used McCormicks white sauce blend. My husband loved it. I thought it was a little salty so I will cut down on that ...

Indeed, this is the perfect crab soup recipe, Yvette! It's rich--exotic even--the kind of soup you would find in a top notch expensive restaurant. I've had this soup before, but can't place wh...

This was pretty good, although it wasn't as great as I was expecting. My only complaint was that the recipe came out way too spicy. Next time, I'll omit the hot sauce and cut the pepper back t...

Just outstanding, restaurant quality and soooo company worthy! I did make a couple of changes to this recipe to accomodate 1 lb. of crab meat. I used the published amounts of butter and flour,...

I served this bisque-like soup as part of a New Year's Eve dinner and got rave reviews. However, I used a package of McCormicks "Chicken Country Sauce" instead of country gravy. All 8 guests ask...

This was far from awesome. Sounded like it would be awesome, but was actually pretty horrible. Tasted like you were eating thick salty, gravy.

I can only rate this as Fair. The gravy simply overwhelmed the crab and other flavors.