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Catriona 
Posted: 21-Jan-2004, 05:49 AM
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I posted this a while ago, in a thread I started about soups. It is certainly a tasty soup, if you like shellfish!

PARTAN BREE
(Gaelic for Crab Soup)

2 large boiled crabs
3 tablespoons long-grain rice (I like to use Basmati)
600ml milk
600ml chicken stock
Half teaspooon anchovy essence or Thai fish sauce
Frehly milled salt and white pepper (to your taste)
300ml cream
Chopped parsley

Remove the meat from the crabs, keep the the claw meat separate. Cook the rice in the milk for around 15 minutes or until it is soft, then add it to the crab meat. Whizz in a liquidiser for 1 minute, or until smooth.

Put into a clean saucepan and gradually stir in the stock over a low heat. Continue to stir as it boils and season to taste after adding the anchovy essence. Lastly add the claw meat, stir until reheated, and swirl some cream into the soup just before serving and sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Serve with crusty granary bread
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Posted: 30-Jan-2004, 04:35 PM
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This Jody would like!

This would be a nice thing to make on a very cold day like today. Have a fire going....

Good bottle of wine..... MMMMm

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I am addicted to seafood, any of it ~smile~ and this sounds delicious! Another great recipe to try ~smile~ Ni Ya We~ and Yummy!!


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Is seafood su'posed to make your teeth hurt?

Anyway...I absolutely love crab!


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Partan bree is a Scottish crab soup of sorts made with cream. This my version, which is probably more like a chowder, depending on how thick you make it.

1/2 lb - 1 lb. lump crab meat
1 medium onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pint half and half
1 package frozen white sweet corn
butter
1 t. flour
Old Bay* seasoning to taste
salt
pepper

In a small pan, saute the onions and garlic in butter until lightly carmelized. Gradually add flour a little at a time, stirring constantly until slightly thickened. Gradually add the half and half, stirring with a whisk. Add the crab meat, corn, and season to taste. Bring to a simmer and serve.

*Old Bay can be found in many grocery stores in the spice section. It's made by McCormick.


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