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Marinated Crab Salad

This recipe is from New Orleanian Deborah Blancher...enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/16 tsp ground thyme
  • 1/4 basil
  • 1 tbs frech minced parsley
  • 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/8 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • 1 pound crabmeat

Cooking Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except the crabmeat in a stainless steel or porcelain bowl (marinades develop a metallic taste in most other materials).
  2. Mix thoroughly, then add the crabmeat.
  3. Toss gently with a fork until thoroughly mixed and moistened.
  4. Cover with plastic bowl & refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  5. Continue to mix at intervals.

Serve well-chilled. Serves 4. (Will last up to 5 days in refrigerator.)

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