Spicy Pumpkin Crab Soup

The sweet and refined earthy flavor of pumpkin, accented with tender crab meat and spices. This creamy and aromatic soup has a hint of spice and everything nice. A warm treat that is sure to be a fall favorite!

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Recipe submitted by: Mary W. from Baldwin, MD

Spicy Pumpkin Crab Soup


1 lb. Phillips Jumbo Lump Crab Meat
2 Tbsp. butter
2 c. onions, chopped
1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground coriander
1 Tbsp. curry powder
1/2 tsp. red pepper
6 c. canned seafood stock
30 oz. canned pumpkin
2 c. half & half

Cooking Instructions

  • Sauté onions & garlic in the butter until soft.
  • Add all the seasonings and cook for additional minute.
  • Add the broth and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the pumpkin and half & half and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from stove and pour into blender until creamy.
  • Return to pot and add the crab meat and heat for about 10 minutes.

Recipe Tips

National Grand Prize Winner of the 2011 Ultimate Crab Challenge; Giant Food Finalist