This Thai-inspired crab chowder has some zippy ingredients, balanced to frame the crab without overpowering it. Shelling fresh crab is the most time-intensive and tedious part of the preparation. Taste as you cook; you don't want the ingredients to overpower the delicate taste of the crab.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine water, potatoes, carrots, clam base, and dill in a large soup pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.

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  • Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add shallots, jalapeno pepper, and garlic. Cook until shallots are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add wine and transfer mixture to the soup pot.

  • Add coconut milk, crabmeat, lemongrass, lemon juice, and ginger to the soup pot. Add water to desired consistency. Simmer soup about 20 minutes more and season with black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; protein 15.2g; carbohydrates 24.1g; fat 12.9g; cholesterol 46.7mg; sodium 1241.6mg. Full Nutrition
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