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Healthy Recipe, How to Cook Crab Bisque

Crab is a tasty ingredient, meanwhile it is rich in vitamin A and microelements and benefits some chronic diseases as a good nourishing effect, such as tuberculosis, traumatic injuryof, dysmenorrhea, but people who has cardiovascular disease, fever, hepatitis and thyroid nodules should avoid having it.

Recipe: Crab Bisque (Serves 6)

250 g fresh or canned crabmeat

60g butter

4 tablespoons dry sherry

4 tablespoons plain flour

1 tablespoons whipped cream, to granish

1 1/4 litres milk, scalded

1 teaspoon paprika, to garnish

salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

pinch of nutmeg, freshly grated or powder

Cooking Process: 

  1. Flake crabmeat and pulse with a food processor or blender.
  2. Make a roux by melting butter in a saucepan and blending in flour until smooth. Cook for about three minutes. Remove fro m heat and add milk gradually as you stir continuously. Return to heat and keep stirring until the sauce is thick and smooth. Add nutmeg and season with salt and pepper. Cook gently for 12-15 minutes.
  3. Add prepared crabmeat and continue cooking for a further five minutes. Just before serving, stir in sherry.
  4. Serve hot or cold, top with whipped cream and paprika .