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Spicy Crab Bisque

Ingredients

4 tbs butter
1 lb lump crab meat
2 tbs flour
2 cups heavy cream
2 cups milk
1/2 cup dry sherry or Cognac
1 tbs thinly sliced scallions for garnish
2-4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp anchovy paste
kosher salt and white pepper to taste
1 cup fish stock or clam juice

 

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over low  heat,
  • Add the flour and cook slowly for 10 minutes, stirring  frequently.
  • In a clean  sauce pan heat the cream and milk, then add the fish stock.
  • Stir in the sherry or Cognac, chives, cayenne and anchovy paste, then pour into the crab mixture.
  • Season with salt and pepper and heat thoroughly, being careful not to let the bisque come to a boil.
  • Add the crab meat and heat through.

Servings

6

Prep

20 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy