Cajun Crab Soup

Cajun Crab Soup


"This rich, delicious soup is modeled after a great soup that we had in a restaurant in Bethany Beach, Delaware!"


45 m servings 420 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 420 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 34.6 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 15.1 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 164 mg
  • 55%
  • Sodium:
  • 636 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until onion is tender. Whisk in flour, and cook 2 minutes. Stir in clam juice and chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Mix in corn, and season with salt, white pepper, thyme, and cayenne. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in cream, crab meat, and green onions. Heat through, but do not boil once the cream has been added.
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  1. 209 Ratings


Very, very good and easy! I made a few adjustments. Instead of clam juice, I used Better than Bouillon clam base and water(hard to find, but fabulous). Then I skipped the salt. I whisked in a br...

This is one for the Hall of Fame! I can't imagine doing anything to make it better. Obviously, those that prefer more of a kick should add more cayenne pepper after tasting. For me, the kick ...

Delicious! Because I prefer items to just be mildly spiced, I only used 1/8 tsp. of cayenne, which was just mildly tangy and much to my liking compared to a spicier soup. I also reduced the sa...

Excellent and memorable. Hubs preferred I sub celery for the white corn and it proved to be a surprisingly delicious substitute. Also, rather than the cayenne, white pepper and thyme, I simply ...

Served this last night for a dinner party and everybody thought I'd slaved all day...definitely the hit of the party. I made it exactly as instructed and everything turned out great! Definitel...

This recipe made me a big star! I followed the recipe to the letter and was very happy with the results. It is a very rich, gourmet tasting soup. I served it with bread and salad. I used 2 diffe...

This soup was very good, with just the right amount of spice. My only complaint is that it was a little TOO rich and I think next time I'll substitute some of the cream for half and half or jus...

This is my absolute favorite soup of all time! Delicious. I took it to a potluck and the hostess made sure to keep the extra. Ten stars!!!

I made this for our Progressive Dinner Party and it was delicious! I was a little nervous because our friends are such great cooks. Everyone wanted the recipe. I took the advise and made the bas...