King Crab Louie

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 313


1 head lettuce
1 pound fresh lump crabmeat
8 king or snow crab legs, cooked and cracked (optional)
3 tomatoes, cut in wedges
4 eggs, hard-boiled, quartered
1 asparagus spears, cooked
1 black olives, pitted
1 dill pickle, sliced
King Louie Dressing
King Louie Dressing:
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup chili sauce
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced onion
1/3 cup whipping cream


Arrange 2 or 3 big leaves of lettuce on 6 chilled salad plates. Shred more lettuce leaves and mound in center of each plate. Mound fresh lump crabmeat on the shredded lettuce, then divide crab legs on top. Arrange tomato wedges, egg quarters, asparagus spears, olives, and pickles. Serve with King Louie Dressing. Boiled shrimp or lobster can be substituted for crabmeat.

King Louie Dressing:
Mix together mayonnaise, chili sauce, lemon juice, and onion. Whip heavy cream and fold in. Chill. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

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Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 313
Calories from Fat: 262

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