Corn and Crab Bisque115 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 30 min
- Ready In: 45 min
“Hearty, creamy, and all around awesome! You can garnish with cheese, if you like, and serve with crusty French bread and a cold beer!” - by TATTOOCHICC
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- Heat butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in onion; cook until soft and translucent. Pour in chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Stir in garlic, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir corn into boiling broth. Simmer about 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low.
- Remove 1 cup of soup, and set aside to cool slightly. Then pour into a food processor. Pour in half-and-half. Puree for 30 to 45 seconds, and set aside.
- In a small bowl, stir together flour and milk. Slowly stir into simmering soup. Stirring constantly, simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Then stir in pureed mixture.
- Reduce heat to low, stir in crab meat, and cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 219 cal
- 9.6 g
- 20.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (115)Rate This Recipe
"Original review 11/3/05---This was very good! I used canned corn & canned crab (I only had 12 oz. of the lump crab & used a 6 oz. can of fancy white....I didn't care for the fancy white & will make su..." See morere I have enough lump for next time), I added a tsp. of Old Bay & also a can of cream style corn. Next time I think I will try the suggestion of using whipping cream instead of the half & half to add thickness. I meant to top it w/ parmesan cheese but it tasted so good I forgot! Update 5/28/06--- Made this for lunch again today but this time I used fresh king crab leftover from last night...fresh is definitely best but then we knew that already. ;o) I also used fresh corn this time & to be honest, I like it better w/ canned or frozen. Instead of sprinkling w/ parmesan, I made Parmesan Crisps (from foodnetwork site) to garnish them w/ & they were so cute!"
"This is the best soup ever! I'am not one to sit over a stove, so I figured out how to cook it in a crockpot. Throw all ingrediants into a crockpot (I also add parboiled chopped red potatoes) and coo..." See morek on high for two hours. Add crab and cook for one more hour. Enjoy!"
"Great recipe. I, too, substituted Old Bay Seasoning (1 1/2 tsp) for the cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper, and also added 1/2 tsp ground marjoram. Be sure to thoroughly rinse the lump crabmeat; I s..." See moreprinkle it with lemon juice BEFORE rinsing it to help remove the "crabby" smell and taste. We live on the Gulf coast where this dish is a staple; this recipe is as good, if not better, than most local restaurants serve. We sprinkle parmesan cheese on top-- delicious!"
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