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crab bisque with sherry in a bowl

The Most Incredible Crab Bisque


Description

This decadent crab bisque is full of real crab meat, seasoned perfectly and thickened with cream. For an extra layer of flavor and depth, sherry is added at the end.


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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup organic butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp chicken base
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped very finely
  • 1 1/2 cups organic heavy cream, warmed
  • 1 1/2 cups whole organic milk, warmed and separated 1 cup and 1/2 cup
  • 8 oz REAL canned crabmeat
  • 1/2 cup sherry

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan melt the butter over med/low heat
  2. When melted, add the onion and cook until the onion is tender, but not browned. Approx 3-4 min
  3. Add the flour, salt and pepper and chicken base, stir and cook 1 min more to burn off any raw flour taste, stirring frequently
  4. Warm the milk and the heavy cream in the microwave just until warm
  5. Slowly add 1 cup milk (reserving the other 1/2 cup until later) and then the heavy cream
  6. Add the crab
  7. Cook on medium for 5 minutes until thick, stirring constantly
  8. Add the remaining milk and then add the sherry
  9. Continue cooking until warmed through making sure to NOT BOIL
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature