Crab Louis

Crab Louis

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Crab Louis


1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup chili sauce
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
{1/4 cup chopped green onion - scallions}
Salt to taste
Lemon juice to taste
2 head Iceberg lettuce
2 large Dungeness Crabs, cracked and shelled
4 large tomatoes
4 hard cooked eggs


Mix together the mayonnaise, whipped cream, chili sauce, green pepper, and green onion.  Season with salt and lemon juice to taste. 

Arrange outer leaves of lettuce on 4 large plates; shred the heart of the lettuce and arrange a bed of shredded lettuce in the center of the leaves.  Place the body mat of the crab on the shredded lettuce.  Cut tomatoes and eggs in sixths and arrange symmetrically around the crab.  Pour over the Louis dressing, and garnish with crab legs.

Serves 4. 

Classic Louis dressing also includes chopped olives with pimentos - about 2 tablespoons for this recipe.

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