Cajun crab soup

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
12 eaches Crabs
¼ pounds Butter
2 eaches Ribs celery , chopped
1 large Onion, minced
1½ tablespoon Flour
1 can Tomatoes (#2 can)
3 eaches Sprig thyme
8 slices Lemon, slices
1 each Egg, hard boiled, chopped fine 6 tbs sherry
Salt and pepper to taste
4 eaches Sprig parsley, minced
1½ teaspoon Paprika



Clean and halve crabs. Melt butter and add flour, mixing constantly until golden brown. Add onions and let simmer for 5 minutes. Add crabs and then pour in 3 cups of HOT water. Simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in tomatoes, celery, thyme, parsley, and 6 cups HOT water. Let boil vigorously about ½ hour. Add sherry, lemon, hard boiled egg, paprika, salt and pepper. (if soup becomes to thick, pour in Hot water until desired consistency is reached) Let simmer for ½ hour.

Serves six

Submitted By EARL SHELSBY On 01-11-95

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