A culinary icon of Charleston, South Carolina, she-crab soup was traditionally a rich combination of cream, crabmeat, roe (eggs), and a splash of sherry. Item# Item Name: Our Price: Qty: Add: CROE-0001: Crab Roe - 1 lb. In Charleston Receipts, the spiral-bound classic published by the Junior League in 1950, Mrs. Henry Church suggests crumbling the yolks of hard-cooked eggs in the bottom of the soup plate as a substitute. Now this is subject to change, based on if the count increase to normal levels again, so you can check the Wildlife and Fisheries website: www.wlf.louisiana.gov olive oil to taste. Price: $32.33 ($2.02 / Ounce) + $53.00 shipping: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/she-crab-soup-51156820 The crab is eaten only in the autumn, during the ninth and tenth months of the Chinese lunar calendar (approximately October to December): the female crab roe ripens in the ninth month, and the males in the tenth, and it is this silky, egg-yolk orange crab roe that is so hankered after. The crab meat is believed by TCM practitioners to have a "cooling" effect on the body.. Chinese spend hundreds of yuan just to taste a small crab from Yangcheng Lake, which are considered a delicacy. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. By Mary Allen Perry. optional: splash of white wine/ lemon juice/ vinegar of choice. ANSWER: Normally, you can keep a female crab, however the count got so low this year that there is currently a moratorium on keeping any female crabs – from September 9 to October 13. Email. The crab is an autumn delicacy in Shanghai cuisine and eastern China. Illegal to catch or possess in most areas. Great for she-crab soups and other fine recipes. Gullah Gourmet She Crab Soup. Previous page. Would tobikko commonly used with sushi provide a similar taste. $24.87 CROE-0002: Crab Roe - 2 lbs. pinch of salt & pepper. It is prized for the female crab roe, which ripen in the ninth lunar month and the males in the tenth. Our finest crab roe. Illegal to catch or possess in most areas. The meat from a female crab is said to be sweeter, but it was the addition of her red-orange roe that created the dish's depth of flavor and beautiful pale color and resulted in the name "she-crab" soup. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . I have had it several times while visiting Charleston, SC but am not familiar with the taste as an individual ingredient. 10-40 female green crabs. Steam the female crabs for 8-9 minutes, remove, and cool for 20 minutes. Facebook Tweet. 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