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crab louis (recipe originated in san francisco man

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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Ingredients For crab louis (recipe originated in san francisco man

  • 4 large butter lettuce leaves
  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce
  • 2 to 3 cups cooked crabmeat (or 2 cans, 7 oz. each), chilled and drained
  • 4 hard cooked eggs
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. chopped chives
  • salt
  • louis dressing, recipe follows
  • large pitted black olive

How To Make crab louis (recipe originated in san francisco man

  • 1
    Line salad bowl or 4 serving plates with butter lettuce leaves. Put shredded lettuce on top of leaves. Mound crab on top of lettuce.
  • 2
    Slice 2 hard cooked eggs and arrange with tomato wedges around crab. Rice remaining eggs or put through a sieve and sprinkle over crab with chopped chives. Season to taste with salt. Pour dressing over salad. Garnish with olives
  • 3
    Louis Dressing: 2 cups mayonnaise 1 cup chili sauce 1/2 tsp. tarragon vinegar 1/2 tsp. prepared horseradish 1 tsp. Worcestershire 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1/4 cup chopped pimiento Salt and pepper Mix mayonnaise. chili sauce, vinegar, horseradish, Worcestershire, green pepper and pimiento. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir well. Chill covered. Makes about 3 1/2 cups dressing Salad serves 4 My Old Recipes

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