Cream of Crab Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 lb crab meat
  • 6 tbs butter
  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and cut into a 1/2 inch dice
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tbs dry mustard
  • 4 tbs flour
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 4 cups half and half
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbs dry sherry
  • 1 tbs fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:

  • Pick over crab meat to remove any pieces of shell.
  • In a 3 qt sauce pan, melt butter, then add potatoes, onion, Old Bay and mustard.
  • Cook over low heat until tender, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and add flour, salt and pepper, blending well.
  • Gradually add the half and half and the milk.
  • Return to the stove and cook at low heat until, thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Add crab meat and continue to cook for about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in sherry and parsley just before serving.

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