A simple and delicious way to use crabmeat!

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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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  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, and saute the shallots and garlic until tender. Pour in the chicken broth, and bring to a boil. In a small bowl, mix the milk and flour. Stir the mixture into the pot, and continue cooking until soup is slightly thickened.

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  • Season the soup with cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Mix in the crab and whiskey, and cook until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

270 calories; 28.8 g protein; 13.2 g carbohydrates; 93.2 mg cholesterol; 1165 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
08/13/2006
We used chicken stock instead of broth & Old Bay in place of the cayenne & salt. We didn't add the crab when we added the whiskey (used Jack Daniels) in case the whiskey flavor was strong & needed to be simmered some to tone it down...which it was. We simmered for about 30 minutes & thought the whiskey flavor was still too strong so we added about 1/2 cup of heavy cream & 1/2 cup of chicken stock. After adding the crab & topping our bowls w/ a bit of grated asiago cheese it was perfect! Served it w/ garlic toast & salad w/ vidalia onion vinaigrette...can't wait to have it again! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
02/19/2013
Even with a 1/4 cup of whiskey it was terribly overpowering. I used Dickel so maybe using lesser quality it might not be as strong. It's an interesting recipe but I won't be making it again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/13/2006
We used chicken stock instead of broth & Old Bay in place of the cayenne & salt. We didn't add the crab when we added the whiskey (used Jack Daniels) in case the whiskey flavor was strong & needed to be simmered some to tone it down...which it was. We simmered for about 30 minutes & thought the whiskey flavor was still too strong so we added about 1/2 cup of heavy cream & 1/2 cup of chicken stock. After adding the crab & topping our bowls w/ a bit of grated asiago cheese it was perfect! Served it w/ garlic toast & salad w/ vidalia onion vinaigrette...can't wait to have it again! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/13/2006
We used chicken stock instead of broth & Old Bay in place of the cayenne & salt. We didn't add the crab when we added the whiskey (used Jack Daniels) in case the whiskey flavor was strong & needed to be simmered some to tone it down...which it was. We simmered for about 30 minutes & thought the whiskey flavor was still too strong so we added about 1/2 cup of heavy cream & 1/2 cup of chicken stock. After adding the crab & topping our bowls w/ a bit of grated asiago cheese it was perfect! Served it w/ garlic toast & salad w/ vidalia onion vinaigrette...can't wait to have it again! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/11/2013
Quick and easy. Tasted good. Used Canadian Club Whiskey and it was not too strong; in fact didn't really taste it. Substituted Old Bay for the cayenne pepper. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
02/18/2013
Even with a 1/4 cup of whiskey it was terribly overpowering. I used Dickel so maybe using lesser quality it might not be as strong. It's an interesting recipe but I won't be making it again. Read More