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Old 01-15-2008, 11:51 PM   #1
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Default Crab and Avocado Soup

2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter

1 cup chopped onion

3 tablespoons all purpose flour

2 8-ounce bottles clam juice

1 1/2 cups canned low-salt chicken broth

1/2 cup half and half

2 medium avocados, peeled, pitted, diced

4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon minced seeded jalapeno chili

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

1/2 pound crab meat, flaked, picked over

and crab, avocado, soup







CRAB AND AVOCADO SOUP:



Melt butter in large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add flour and stir 1 minute. Add clam juice, broth, and half and half bring soup to boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until slightly thickened, whisking occasionally, about 5 minutes. Puree soup in batches in blender, adding 1 diced avocado, 2 tablespoons cilantro, chili, and lime juice to last batch. Return soup to pot. Add crabmeat and simmer until heated through, about 3 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper.



Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with remaining diced avocado and cilantro.



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Old 01-16-2008, 06:45 AM   #2
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Default RE: Crab and Avocado Soup

That sounds delicious, I'll have to try this one
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Old 01-16-2008, 06:58 AM   #3
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otto (1/15/2008)2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter

Melt butter in large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add flour and stir 1 minute. Add clam juice, broth, and half and half bring soup to boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until slightly thickened, whisking occasionally, about 5 minutes. Puree soup in batches in blender, adding 1 diced avocado, 2 tablespoons cilantro, chili, and lime juice to last batch. Return soup to pot. Add crabmeat and simmer until heated through, about 3 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper.
I'm a little confused. At that point, what are you pureeing? The oninons? I see where the last batch you are pureeing the avocado.
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Old 01-20-2008, 03:06 PM   #4
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Default RE: Crab and Avocado Soup

yes just the onion to make it smooth and not chunky.
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