Ingredients:
• 1/2 c. onion, chopped
• 1/2 c. celery, sliced
• 1/4 c. butter
• 1/2 c. flour
• 4 1/2 c. water
• 1 chicken bouillon cube
• 1 tbsp. ketchup
• 1 bay leaf
• 1 tsp. seasoned salt
• 1 1/2 c. (two 6 oz. cans) crab meat or shrimp and juice
• 1 c. undiluted evaporated milk

Directions:
Saute onion and celery in butter in large saucepan. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in water. Add bouillon cube, ketchup, bay leaf and seasoning salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat and boil gently 5 minutes. Add seafood and juice; stir to break up meat. Boil gently 5 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Stir in evaporated milk. Reheat to serving temperature; do not boil. Makes 7 1/2 cups.

Submitted by minasd.