Fresh Corn and Crab Soup

  • Yield: 10 servings

Ingredients

2cups fresh corn cut from cob (about 6 ears)
3 3/4cups shrimp stock or chicken broth
1tablespoon vegetable oil
1cup chopped green onions
3-- garlic cloves, minced
3 1/4cups whole milk, divided
1/2teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2teaspoons sea salt
1pound fresh lump crabmeat or shrimp

Instructions

  1. Combine corn and shrimp stock or broth in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally; reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, until tender. Add onion mixture, 3 cups milk, salt and pepper; bring to a simmer. Combine flour and remaining 1/4 cup milk, stirring with a wire whisk until smooth. Add to corn mixture, and cook, stirring often, over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Stir in crabmeat. 
 
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