|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 6 to 8|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 11g||13%|
|Saturated Fat 6g||32%|
|Total Carbohydrate 13g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|Total Sugars 6g|
|Vitamin C 4mg||18%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This is an easy crab soup made with good quality crabmeat, milk, and evaporated milk or cream. A small amount of nutmeg and some dry sherry add complementary flavor to the soup.
Serve this soup with oyster crackers or saltines.
2 cups crabmeat, flaked and picked
2 cups milk
2 cups half-and-half, or evaporated milk
3 tablespoons butter
2 strips lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, or to taste
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons dry sherry
3 tablespoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons cold water, to mix with cornstarch
Combine all ingredients except sherry and crushed crackers in slow cooker; stir to blend ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 3 to 5 hours. Just before serving, stir in the sherry.
Add the cornstarch mixture, turn to high, and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
- As a variation, add cooked shrimp to this soup about 30 minutes before serving time.