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Gulf Coast Crab Appetizer

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Gulf Coast Crab Appetizer makes a perfect combination with melba toast or wheat crackers. The flavor of crab meat together with the tangy flavor of vinegar and sweet onion makes this Gulf Coast Crab Appetizer taste heavenly.
Ingredients
  Cooked crabmeat 1 Pound
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ice water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sweet onion 1
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste
Directions

Pick over crab for any pieces of shell.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine vinegar, oil and ice water, mix well.
In another mixing bowl, combine crab and onion.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Pour vinegar mixture over crab mixture, gently mix.
Refrigerate, covered, several hours.
Serve with melba toast or wheat crackers.
Note: For a first course for dinner, serve crab mixture on Boston lettuce leaves.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Gourmet
Servings: 
8

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