King Crab Bitter Orange Soup

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/2 lb King Crab Meat
  • 4 cups Water
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, sliced
  • 1/3 cup Onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup Bitter Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice


In a heavy pot, bring the water to a rolling boil. Reduce heat to simmer. In a separate pan, heat the oil. Add the garlic and saute 5 minutes on low heat. Remove the garlic and discard. Add the onion and saute 7 minutes. Transfer the onion to the simmering water. Cook 20 minutes, then stir in the crab meat. Simmer an additional 2 minutes, then add the bitter orange and lemon juices. Serve immediately. This soup can be refrigerated and reheated.