Snow crab soup is a soup dish that is very different in appearance and taste from the usual crab soups. The way of cooking this dish also originates from Western cuisine, so it looks very luxurious. However, if you have snow crab available at home, you can also try making this dish with restaurant-standard taste according to the following recipe:

Preparation and cooking time:

  • Preparation time: 60 minutes
  • Cooking time: 120 minutes
  • Serving size: 4 people


  • 1 kg of snow crab meat, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 stalks of celery, diced
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of white wine
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce
  • ½ cup of heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons of minced parsley (optional)


  • Step 1: Preparing the crab meatAfter washing or thawing the snow crab, break off the claws and legs. The shell of the snow crab is tough and cannot be removed by hand. You should use a sharp kitchen knife to cut the shell and remove the crab meat. Keep the crab meat in the refrigerator until you finish cooking the soup.
  • Step 2: Cooking the soupTo make the broth, follow these steps:

    Use a large pot, melt 3 tablespoons of butter, then add diced onion, diced celery, and crab shells. Sauté over high heat for about 5 minutes until the onion becomes translucent. Add minced garlic and sauté for an additional 30 seconds to enhance the flavor.

    Stir in white wine, tomato sauce, and salt, and pour enough water to cover the vegetables and crab shells.

    Simmer the mixture for about 2 hours until the broth is reduced and becomes thick and red.

    Let the mixture cool, then pour it into a blender and blend on high speed for about 1 minute until it becomes completely smooth. Pour the mixture back into the pot, add heavy cream and half of the prepared crab meat. Cook the mixture over low heat until it is hot.
  • Step 3: Enjoying the restaurant-standard snow crab soup
    Finally, scoop the soup into a large bowl or a deep plate, add some crab meat and minced parsley to garnish and enjoy the delicious taste of snow crab soup.

Nước súp cua tuyết thơm ngon hảo hạng

Snow crab is a favorite seafood of many seafood lovers due to its firm, sweet and delicate white meat. The inherent taste of snow crab meat is already delicious, but the aroma of this soup dish makes it even more special.

Taste of the dish

Snow crab soup is a relatively uncommon dish in Vietnam, but in Western countries, this soup is popular in restaurants. In terms of taste, there is a combination of salty and creamy flavors, but it does not feel too heavy. The presentation is very elegant and has a familiar aspect of Western cuisine.

Súp cua tuyết món khai vị tuyệt vời

With detailed step-by-step instructions, it is hoped that you will successfully cook a smooth and creamy snow crab soup that is restaurant quality. This dish promises to help diversify your home menu and bring new and delicious flavors to your table.