Matt's Crab & Clam Bisque


This luscious bisque combines seafood with potatoes, milk, dill weed, and minced vegetables. Its slight kick comes courtesy of red pepper flakes and Worcestershire. For a richer version, use cream instead of milk. If you like, add baby shrimp, too!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 4 tablespoons margarine

  • 1 large onion, minced

  • cup minced celery

  • ¼ cup finely chopped carrots

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ¼ teaspoon dill weed

  • 6 cups water

  • 3 cubes chicken bouillon

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 3 cups cubed potatoes

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • 1 (6 ounce) can crabmeat, drained

  • 1 (6.5 ounce) can chopped clams


  1. Heat margarine in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion, celery, and carrots; cook until soft. Stir in flour, red pepper flakes, and dill weed. Mix in water, bouillon cubes, and Worcestershire sauce. Add potatoes, and season with black pepper; cook until potatoes begin to soften, about 10 minutes. Stir in milk, crab meat, and clams; simmer 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

251 Calories
10g Fat
23g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 251
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 843mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 26mg 128%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 10mg 54%
Potassium 815mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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