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Simple and Delectable Crab Soup Recipe

Simple and Delectable Crab Soup Recipe

Course Soup
Cuisine international
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 300kcal


  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup red potatoes, peeled and diced into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1/2 cup white wine (something good enough to drink)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup corn, fresh or frozen, any liquid removed
  • 1 cup crab meat, fresh or frozen (no canned crab meat)
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 2 tb fresh chopped parsley


  • In a heavy bottomed or cast iron pot, heat butter and olive oil. Add the potatoes and onions and cook over medium heat until vegetables began to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the celery and the garlic, cook an additional minute.
  • Add the flour to the pot, stirring to coat vegetables. Stir in the wine, water and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, remove soup from heat. Stir in corn, crab meat and half and half until thoroughly combined. Return to low heat until contents comes to a simmer. Ladle into warmed bowls and Top with parsley or croutons and serve. Salt to taste, if needed.