Corn and crab bisque

Corn and crab bisque


1/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup onion, chopped, 3 x 14 ounce cans chicken stock, 3 cloves garlic, 2 bay leaves, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper to taste, 4 ears corn, kernels cut from cob, 1/2 cup milk and cream, equal parts, 3 tablespoons plain flour, 1/2 cup milk, 16 ounces fresh lump crabmeat


Preparation time – 15 minutes. Cooking Time – 30 minutes.


  1. Heat butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in onion; cook until soft and translucent. Pour in chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Stir in garlic, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir corn into boiling mixture. Simmer about 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low.
  2. Remove 1 cup of soup, and set aside to cool slightly. Then pour into a food processor. Pour in half-and-half. Puree for 30 to 45 seconds, and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together flour and milk. Slowly stir into simmering soup. Stirring constantly, simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Then stir in pureed mixture.
  4. Reduce heat to low, stir in crab meat, and cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes.