MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) —  This week on Cooking with John, John Nodar is right at home in the WKRG Kitchen, where Executive Chef Adam Stephens from The Hope Farm is cooking Thai-inspired She Crab Soup. 

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Thai-inspired She Crab Soup

This is a semi-traditional rendition of She Crab Soup, incorporating Thai red curry and select herbs for garnish. 

She Crab Soup originated in Charleston, SC. It is called “She Crab Soup” because the roe from the “she” crabs is the primary flavoring agent


  • Garden Herbs
  • Blood orange
  • Basil oil
  • Gulf crab
  • Mint
  • Cilantro
  • Shallot


  1. Start by making a mussel stock with fennel and mirepoix and build the bisque off that. 
  2. Garnish with blood orange, mint, cilantro, shallot, and basil oil.