Crab Louis Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Mayonnaise/Salad dressing1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Heavy cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), whipped
 Chili sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped green pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped green onions with tops1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Head of lettuce1 Large
 Cooked crab meat/Two 6 1/2-ounce cans crab meat, chilled3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Tomatoes2 Large, cut into wedges
 Hard-cooked eggs2 , cut into wedges
 Paprika1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 621 Calories from Fat 475

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.5%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 180.7 mg

Sodium 476.3 mg19.8%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.6%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 25 g50.3%

Vitamin A 244.9% Vitamin C 88.9%

Calcium 8.1% Iron 13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine mayonnaise, whipped cream, chili sauce, green pepper, green onion, and lemon juice.
Salt to taste.
Makes about 2 cups of Louis Dressing.
Line 4 large plates with lettuce leaves.
Shred rest of lettuce and arrange on leaves.
Remove bits of shell from crab meat.
Reserve claw meat; leave remainder in chunks and arrange atop lettuce.
Circle with wedges of tomato and egg.
Sprinkle with salt.
Pour 1/4 cup Louis Dressing over each salad.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Top with reserved claw meat.
Pass remaining dressing.