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Chesapeake Crab Salad

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Ingredients
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), whipped
  Chili sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Including Green Tops)
  Finely chopped green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Head of lettuce 1 Large
  Crabmeat 1 Pound (Picked Over To Remove Traces Of Shell)
  Tomatoes 2 Large, cut into wedges
  Hard-cooked eggs 2 , cut into wedges
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Make the dressing by combining the mayonnaise, whipped cream, chili sauce, green onions, green pepper and lemon juice in a small bowl.
Season with salt; cover and refrigerate.
Line 4 large plates with lettuce leaves.
Shred the remaining lettuce and arrange on the leaves.
Reserve a few large pieces of the crabmeat for a garnish; arrange the remaining chunks on top of the lettuce.
Alternate wedges of tomato and hard-cooked egg around the crabmeat.
If desired, sprinkle lightly with salt.
Pour 1/4 cup of the dressing over each salad and sprinkle with paprika.
Garnish with the reserved pieces of crabmeat.
Pass the remaining dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday

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