Crab and Shrimp Louis

Crab And Shrimp Louis Recipe

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

When you can't decide if you'd rather have a Crab Louis or Shrimp Louis salad, then have them both!

The history of the Crab Louis (and Shrimp Louis) is vague. Various restaurants in Seattle, Spokane, Portland and San Francisco have claimed to be the creator of the original Crab Louis. But it's generally thought to have been created in San Francisco in the early 1900s. Countless versions of the Louis salad exist. This version combines both crab and shrimp in this classic salad of iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and hard-boiled eggs, all tossed with a homemade Thousand Island dressing.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 1 large
    head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 4 large
    hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped (cooled)
  • 1/2 large
    cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 lb
    crabmeat
  • 8 oz
    cooked shrimp
  • 1 large
    avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 12 large
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2/3 c
    lowfat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 c
    hot chile sauce
  • 2/3 c
    sweet pickle relish
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1 large
    green onion, sliced (for garnish)
  • 1/2 large
    lemon, cut into 4 wedges (for garnish)

How to Make Crab and Shrimp Louis

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the lettuce, eggs, cucumbers, crab, shrimp, avocado, and tomatoes, and toss well.
  2. Prepare the dressing by whisking together the mayonnaise, chili sauce, relish, salt and lemon pepper. Add to the salad, and gently toss until well coated.
  3. Divide evenly among 4 salad bowls, garnish each serving with green onions and a lemon wedge. Serve chilled.

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About Crab and Shrimp Louis

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American




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