Creamy Crab Chowder


Creamy Crab Chowder

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 
1 1/2 cups
Calories from Fat: 
167.85kcal
Calories: 
356
Total Fat: 
18.80g
Saturated Fat: 
10.51g
Cholestrol: 
117.93mg
Sodium: 
648.28mg
Dietary Fiber: 
1.31g
Total Carbohydrate: 
21.98g
Sugars: 
13.91g
Protein: 
27.81g
Calcium: 
376.76mg
Total Time: 30 minutes
Source: 
Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products

This chowder features tender, delicately flavored crabmeat and colorful bits of zucchini and sweet pepper. It’s even more enticing with bouquet garni seasoning-a mixture of several aromatic herbs that is frequently used in French cooking.

Yields/Serves: 
4
servings
Ingredients: 
12 ounces fresh or frozen lump crabmeat or peeled, deveined shrimp
1 medium zucchini, cut into 2-inch strips
1 medium red or green sweet pepper, chopped
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
4 cups LACTAID® Whole Milk
1 medium green onion, sliced
1/2 teaspoon bouquet garni seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme
Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)
  1. Thaw crabmeat or shrimp, if frozen.
  2. In a large saucepan cook zucchini and sweet pepper in hot butter about 3 minutes until crisp-tender. Stir in the flour. Add the LACTAID® Whole Milk, green onion, bouquet garni seasoning, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly. Cook for 1 minute more. Stir in the crabmeat or shrimp and snipped thyme; heat through. If desired, garnish with fresh thyme sprigs.
Notes: 

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