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Crab Louis With Heavy Cream

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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 pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Head of lettuce 1 Large
  Cooked crab meat/Two 6 1/2 -ounce cans cooked crab meat , chilled 3 Cup (48 tbs), chilled
  Tomatoes 2 Large, cut into wedges
  Hard-cooked eggs 2 , cut into wedges
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare the Louis dressing by mixing the mayonnaise, whipped cream, green pepper, green onion, lemon juice and the chili sauce.
2. Season the sauce to taste and set aside to chill.
3. This will make about two cups of dressing.
4. Prepare four individual serving plates by covering them with four lettuce leaves

MAKING
5. Shred the remaining lettuce leaves and set aside.
6. Clean the crab by removing bits of the shell and collecting the crab meat. Set aside the meat from the claws. Leave the rest of the meat in lumps
7. Heap the meat on top of the lettuce leaves.

FINALIZING
8. Arrange the meat in the center and circle with the wedges of tomato and egg
9. Sprinkle with salt.

SERVING
10. Just before serving, pour 1/4 cup Louis Dressing over the salad and then mix well.
11. Sprinkle with paprika and salt if required
12. Top with the claw meat and serve cold.
13. Pass the additional dressing at the table.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Sprinkling
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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