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How to make decadent crab bisque

Sounds complicated, but quite easy indeed! :-)

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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Chop onion.

Chop onion.

Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

Add onions to oil.

Add onions to oil.

Add garlic to onions.  Stir well and cook until onions are tender.

Add garlic to onions. Stir well and cook until onions are tender.

In a separate pan, melt butter over medium heat.

In a separate pan, melt butter over medium heat.

Add flour to butter.

Add flour to butter.

Mix well to create a roux for the soup.

Mix well to create a roux for the soup.

Add chicken stock to the roux.

Add chicken stock to the roux.

Mix well.

Mix well.

Continue stirring until smooth.  This will make a chunky bisque.  If you want a smoother bisque, you can add this and the onion mixture to an immersion blender before adding crabmeat.

Continue stirring until smooth. This will make a chunky bisque. If you want a smoother bisque, you can add this and the onion mixture to an immersion blender before adding crabmeat.

Time for wine!  If you have a cool sister like me, you will have a bottle left over from your 40th birthday.  If you want a non-alcoholic bisque, substitute water or chicken stock for the wine.

Time for wine! If you have a cool sister like me, you will have a bottle left over from your 40th birthday. If you want a non-alcoholic bisque, substitute water or chicken stock for the wine.

Add wine.  Stir well.

Add wine. Stir well.

Get your crabmeat.  Feel free to use a 6 oz. can of crabmeat as a substitution (that's what I did!)

Get your crabmeat. Feel free to use a 6 oz. can of crabmeat as a substitution (that's what I did!)

Add crabmeat.

Add crabmeat.

Add onion mixture.

Add onion mixture.

Stir well for a few minutes to thicken.

Stir well for a few minutes to thicken.

Add cream.

Add cream.

Stir well and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Stir well and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Add green onions and basil if desired. Serve and enjoy!

  • 0.0lb Crabmeat, chopped
  • 2.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • 0.0 Onion, chopped
  • 1.0tsp Garlic, chopped
  • 3.0Tbsp Butter
  • 2.0Tbsp Flour
  • 1.0c Chicken stock
  • 0.0c White wine
  • 1.0c Heavy cream
  • Green onions, chopped (optional)
  • Basil (optional)