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She Crab Soup Recipe
|Live she crabs||12|
Calories 587 Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7 g11.2%
Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 526.4 mg175.5%
Sodium 1977.6 mg82.4%
Total Carbohydrates 0.27 g0.09%
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 122 g243.8%
Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 33.8%
Calcium 60.1% Iron 27.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
These crabs are available only in a few markets in spring, but regular crabs or even canned crab meat (about 2 cups) can be used instead.
Method Cook crabs in boiling salted water for 15 min- utes, or until bright red and the meat is cooked.
Drain, pick meat from shells and put with the crab eggs in the top of a doubl boiler.
Add butter, onion, salt and a little black pepper; cook 5 minutes and stir in flour.
Scald milk and pour onto crab meat.
Add cream and Worcestershire sauce and cook over hot (not boiling) water for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add sherry, cook 2 min- utes, taste for seasoning and serve