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Alaskan King Crab Chowder

Nothing better than pulling up a fresh crab pot and cooking this comforting chowder!


  • 6 oz. Alaskan King Crab meat
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 2 inch strips
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  • 1 medium red or green sweet pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine or butter
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 Tbsp. green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. bouquet garni seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 (3 oz.) package cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 tsp. snipped fresh thyme
  • Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)


Thaw crabmeat, if frozen. In a medium saucepan cook zucchini and sweet pepper in hot margarine or butter until crisp-tender. Stir in the flour. Add the milk, green onion, bouquet garni seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Add the cream cheese; cook and stir until cream cheese melts. Stir in the crabmeat and snipped thyme; heat through.

Garnish each serving with additional fresh thyme, if desired.

Servings: 4
Time:15 Minutes Preparation Time
50 Minutes Cooking Time

By AlaskanAurora from Dutch Harbor, Alaska


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September 27, 20100 found this helpful

May I ask, what is garni seasoning? Also, where do you find it.

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