Crab and Clam Gumbo

(Pacific Northwest)

Crab and Clam Gumbo

Crab and Clam Gumbo

Another signature Crab-O-Licious favorite we would like to share with you, our Crab and Clam Gumbo, perfect for this time of year to warm you up from the inside out!

Serve with a small side salad or, like we did, with fresh warm bread and butter!


  • 2 Whole Dungeness Crabs Legs-(4 legs parts)-shells cut, but leave meat inside shells including the thigh area, cut the thigh area's in 2-3 pieces, leaving all meat in their shells

  • 1 Pound Steamer Clams

  • 1/2 Pound Small Bay Scallops

  • 1/2 Pound Medium -sized Shrimp-peeled, deveined

  • 4 Cups-Water

  • 2 Tablespoons-Chicken Bouillons-crystals

  • 2-14 oz. Cans-All Natural Chicken Broth

  • 2-Teaspoons-Parsley-chopped

  • 3-Tablespoons-Minced Garlic

  • 1/3 Cup-Picante Sauce-Hot!

  • 2 Teaspoons-Minced Onion

  • 1 Cup-Whole Wheat Penne Pasta


In Dutch oven-sized pan, bring water, bouillon, broth, parsley, garlic, picante sauce and minced onion to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir well till boiling, add pasta and boil/cook till pasta is done, approximately 10 minutes.

Add the crab legs and clams and bring back to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer. Add the shrimp and scallops and cook till shrimp is done, but not over cooked, approximately 8-10 minutes.

Discard any unopened clams!

Serve this Crab and Clam Gumbo while it's hot!

This crab soup recipe serves 6-8 and goes well with warm artisan garlic bread for dipping in the broth!

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