Chandler's Whiskey Crab Soup

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27Ingredients
75Minutes
610Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 1/2 pounds Dungeness crab
  • 2 king crab legs
  • 1 quart stock (crab, ingredients below)
  • 1/2 cup butter (divided)
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce (liquid)
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 teaspoons whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Dungeness crab
  • shells (from King Crab legs)
  • 1/4 cup carrot (peeled, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (peeled)
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup brandy (or cognac)
  • 1 quart cold water
  • 2 cloves garlic (unpeeled, crushed)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • chopped parsley (Fresh, for garnish)
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    Directions

    1. Clean crab and remove meat from shells, reserving shells for the stock. Wrap meat and refrigerate.
    2. Prepare the stock: In heavy stockpot, heat olive oil; add crab shells, carrot, onion and celery, and brown lightly. Add brandy or cognac and ignite. When flames have expired, add water, garlic, bay leaf, tarragon, and tomato paste.
    3. Bring stock to a low simmer and cook 2 to 3 hours, occasionally skimming off any scum that rises to the surface.
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    NutritionView More

    610Calories
    Sodium43% DV1030mg
    Fat60% DV39g
    Protein69% DV35g
    Carbs8% DV25g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories610Calories from Fat350
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat39g60%
    Saturated Fat21g105%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol205mg68%
    Sodium1030mg43%
    Potassium970mg28%
    Protein35g69%
    Calories from Fat350
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate25g8%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium15%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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