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Emergency Crab Bisque

Emergency Crab Bisque

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Chef John

This light and spicy tomato crab bisque is one of my all-time favorite emergency recipes. It's easy to shop for, requires very little effort, and only takes about 10 to 15 minutes to pull off.

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  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 979 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine green onion, butter, and 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook until onion is slightly softened, 2 minutes.
  2. Stir tomato soup into saucepan; increase heat to medium and bring to a simmer. Stir in cayenne pepper and reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in crabmeat; cook, stirring occasionally, until crab is cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk cream with a pinch of seafood seasoning until light and frothy, about 30 seconds. Ladle bisque into bowls and stir in a teaspoon of frothy cream.
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Reviews

pleasedeleteprofile
3
11/25/2012

This soup is good and if there is an emergency for "crab soup" this works well. It all depends on what prepared tomato soup you use. However, I can think of better ways to use expensive crab meat. Having said that,if offered a bowl, I would for sure eat itand enjoy it.

wildcatcook
3
7/4/2012

Easy recipe that tastes great! I used crab legs instead and it was still delicious! Great for an occasion when you want an elegant dish without all the fuss.

cowgirl64505
1
8/27/2012

It was good but not worth the $8 to make it. While it was ok, neither my boyfriend or I liked it enough to make it a second time. It was an attractive dish if you were serving a quick dish to company.