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This great soup was created by my son, Michael, who lives in California. He invented his own Crab Trap, and catches his Crab fresh. Try it. You’ll love it!

servings:Makes 4
prep time:
15 minutes
cook time:
20 minutes
total time:
30 minutes


  • 3 slices Bacon, diced
  • 1 large Leek, cleaned and diced
  • 1/2 cup dry White Wine
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup Hominy
  • 1 1/2 cups diced Red Potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 8 oz. Crab Meat
  • Cilantro Puree (Recipe follows)
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Cilantro
  • 2 Jalapeno Peppers
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Blend all ingredients until smooth


  • 1

    Cook diced bacon until fat renders. Add diced leek and stir until limp. Stir in White Wine and reduce by half. Add Chicken Broth, Water, Hominy, Potatoes & Salt.

  • 2

    Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender.

  • 3

    Stir in Heavy Cream and Crab Meat and cook through. Salt & Pepper to taste.

  • 4

    Top with fresh Avocado and Cilantro Puree.



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  • Kimberly

    by , August 27, 2012

    This soup is to die for! It is hands down one of my all time favorites!

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