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Crab Louis

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Crab louis is a creamy crab recipe. Made with precooked crab meat, the crab louis is served over lettuce with eggs and tomatoes for garnish. Dressed with the cream and mayo dressing, it makes a simple yet great lunch for seafood lovers.
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, grated (For Dressing: .)
  Mayonnaise 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Dressing: .)
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped (For Dressing: .)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped (For Dressing: .)
  Cayenne 1 Dash (For Dressing: .)
  Chili sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Dressing: .)

Combine all ingredients and refrigerate.
Shred lettuce, arrange on a platter, and heap 1 1/2 pounds lump crab meat, picked over and flaked, on top.
Garnish with hard cooked eggs, fresh tomatoes (peeled and quartered), and slices of avocado or artichoke hearts.
Pour the Louis dressing over all.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2022 Calories from Fat 1949

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 218 g334.7%

Saturated Fat 43.4 g217.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 321.6 mg107.2%

Sodium 1354.7 mg56.4%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.5%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 4 g8.5%

Vitamin A 92.7% Vitamin C 77.1%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crab Louis Recipe