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  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 celery, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 (10.5 ounce) can condensed chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chicken soup base
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 peeled and diced potato
  • 2 cups half-and-half milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 pound crabmeat
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • salt and pepper


  • In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. 2) Add onions and celery; saute until onions are transparent, about 4 minutes.
  • Stir in flour and mix well. Cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly. Do not burn, or let it go lumpy.
  • Add water, chicken broth and chicken soup base; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil.
  • Stir in parsley and diced potato. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in half and half milk, soy sauce, crab meat and seasonings. Raise heat to medium and bring chowder just to a boil. Serve hot.


Categories: Chowder  Soup  Soup 

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