She-Crab Soup

Oxmoor House
about 1 quart


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1 teaspoon butter or margarine
1/2 cup grated onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 pound lump crab meat
2 cups milk
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Sherry to taste


Melt butter in top of a double boiler over hot water. Add onion, salt, and pepper; stir well. Stir in flour, mixing well. Add crab meat; cook 5 minutes.

Combine milk, whipping cream, and Worcestershire sauce. Gradually add milk mixture to crab meat mixture, stirring well. Heat thoroughly. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls. Add sherry to taste. Serve immediately.

Created date

February 2010