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Creamy Crab Bisque

Rich and creamy crab bisque made with chunks of freshly cracked Alaskan King crab meat can be on your table in 30 minutes.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Creamy Crab Bisque
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Author Ali Randall


  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1.5 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup cooking sherry
  • 12 ounces Alaskan King crabmeat, chopped


  • Sauté the carrots and the onion in 2 tablespoons of butter until soft. Set aside.Using a heavy soup pot create a roux mixing together the remaining flour and butter until cooked through and browned being careful not to burn.
  • Slowly pour in the chicken broth whisking consistently until smooth. Add the onions and carrots and simmer for half an hour.Add in the remaining ingredients including the crabmeat and simmer for an additional 10 to 15 minutes. Garnish with fresh black pepper and dried parsley.