Best-Ever Creamy Crab Soup

Best-Ever Creamy Crab Soup


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About this recipe: This soup is super-rich and delicious. It's perfect for the winter. Crab meat is simmered in a thick and creamy soup base. Enjoy with warm bread rolls. Enjoy!


Serves: 6 

  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 1/2 (25g) packets hollandaise sauce mix
  • 1 litre single cream, divided
  • 50g butter
  • 3 tablespoons savoury seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 250ml whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sherry
  • 450g fresh crab meat

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. In a medium bowl, blend flour and hollandaise sauce mix with 500ml single cream
  2. Melt butter in a medium, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Slowly add hollandaise mixture, stirring constantly until thickened.
  3. Add remaining single cream, savoury seasoning, mustard powder, celery seeds and whipping cream. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to low. Add crab meat and sherry, stirring gently until warmed through. Serve immediately.


Savoury seasoning can be purchased online.

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