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JMarie's Crab Stew

Updated on June 4, 2014

JMarie's Crab Stew

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Optional Ingredients

This dish is great as is or a wonderful substitution for a full Gumbo.

Homemade Crab Stew

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 1 hour
Ready in: 1 hour 30 min
Yields: Serves 6 people. Half a Crab per person.


  • 6 Whole Crabs, Cleaned & Halved
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Green Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup Celery, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Green Onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 Gallon Water
  • 1/2 tsp. Creole Seasoning
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 6 drops Liquid Crab Boil
  • 1 slice Lemon
  • Cooked Rice
  • 1 lb. Shrimp, optional
  • 1/2 lb. Smoked Sausage, optional
  1. Add butter and flour to 1 large pot. Brown flour to create a roux.
  2. Add 3 drops of Liquid crab boil to the roux and stir in onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in 1/2 a gallon of water *shrimp stock would be a great substitution*, lemon, creole seasoning, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  4. Lower heat to medium and add 1/2 lb. of smoked sausage. Cook for 20 minutes. If stock is not as thick as you'd like it, add more flour and adjust seasonings to taste.
  5. Stir in Shrimp, green onions and parsley and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Turn the heat off but don't remove pot from stove. Add crabs, stir and cover and let sit for another 10 minutes. Serve over hot rice and add a few homemade croutons. DELISH!!


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      Ravi and Swastha 

      4 years ago from London, Canada

      I haven't tried crab that much. But Recipe looks delicious. We will try this recipe when the time comes. Voted up !


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