Crab Soup

Prep time: 6 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Serves: 2 Skill level: Competent Cook Recipe by: Northern Ireland Women in Fisheries

Rice, milk and vegetables make for a great base for this delicious crab soup

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The method

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not allow to burn.
  3. Stir in the rice and cook for 1 - 2 minutes.
  4. Add the fish stock and milk and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice and vegetables are cooked.
  5. Puree the soup in a liquidiser or blender. Return to the pan and stir in the crabmeat and fish sauce. Heat gently for about 5 minutes, taste and adjust seasoning.
  6. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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