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OLD BAY® Seasoning

Helping seafood everywhere reach its full flavor potential.

This rich and delicately seasoned soup is impressive with its delectable morsels of crabmeat.



1/4 cup (1/2 stick®butter

1 medium onion coarsely chopped (1 cup)

1/3 cup flour

4 cup milk or half-and-half

1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning

1/2 teaspoon McCormick®Parsley Flakes

1 pound lump crabmeat

3 tablespoons dry sherry or cooking sherry (optional)



Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until softened. Add flour Old Bay and parsley; whisk until well blended. Whisking constantly gradually add milk. Bring just to boil.

Stir in crabmeat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes stirring occasionally.

Stir in sherry if desired. Heat 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle with additional Old Bay if desired.



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Recipe Info

Makes 6 servings.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes


Nutritional Info

Calories: 287

Fat: 15 g

Carbohydrates: 16 g

Cholesterol: 119 mg

Sodium: 601 mg

Fiber: 1 g

Protein: 22 g



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