Whiskey Crab Soup for a Big Party4 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 1 hr 15 min
“Spicy Red Crab Soup for a big party like New Year's Eve! This makes a lot, so be sure to invite the whole neighborhood.” - by TBONIKOW
Original recipe yields 4.5 gallons
- Bring the water to a boil in a large stock pot. Stir in soup base, and lower heat to a simmer. Melt the butter in a skillet over low heat. Gradually whisk in the flour so as not to form any lumps. Pour this mixture into the broth. Cover, and simmer over low heat for 5 to 7 minutes.
- Pour the marinara sauce into the thickened broth, and season with OLD BAY®, white pepper, lemon juice and hot pepper sauce. Stir until blended, making sure to scrape the bottom and sides of the pot. Add the crabmeat, and stir vigorously to break into pieces.
- Stir in the heavy cream until blended, then mix in the sherry and whiskey. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed. If the soup is too salty, add more heavy cream. Add more lemon if there is no tang; more white pepper if not spicy enough. Remove from the heat. Pour into hotel pans to a depth of 4 inches or less, and refrigerate if making ahead of time. Reheat to 140 degrees F (62 degrees C) before serving.
Amount Per Serving (72 total)
- 188 cal
- 12.5 g
- 13.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (4)Rate This Recipe
"great recipe. i made this for New Years Eve and it was a hit. i used about a pound of blue claw meat and 1/4lb of backfin, so it was really meaty. delicious!!!!!!..." See more"
"Awesome crab soup! Made the full batch for our neighborhood New Year celebration and it all went. Will definitely make smaller batches all year long...." See more"
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