Corn and Crab Bisque


Hearty, creamy, and all around awesome! You can garnish with cheese, if you like, and serve with crusty French bread and a cold beer!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¾ cup onion, chopped

  • 3 (14 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 2 bay leaves

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 ears corn, kernels cut from cob

  • ½ cup half-and-half

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup milk

  • 16 ounces fresh lump crabmeat


  1. Heat butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in onion; cook until soft and translucent. Pour in chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Stir in garlic, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir corn into boiling broth. Simmer about 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low.

  2. Remove 1 cup of soup, and set aside to cool slightly. Then pour into a food processor. Pour in half-and-half. Puree for 30 to 45 seconds, and set aside.

  3. In a small bowl, stir together flour and milk. Slowly stir into simmering soup. Stirring constantly, simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Then stir in pureed mixture.

  4. Reduce heat to low, stir in crab meat, and cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
10g Fat
20g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 993mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 9mg 43%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 472mg 10%

* 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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