Crab Salad in Lettuce Cups Recipe

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Light crab salad dressed up with avocado, parsley, cocktail sauce & a lemon wedge served in a butter lettuce cup to make it finger-friendly.

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Servings: 8


Cost per serving $7.55 view details


  1. 1. In a medium bowl, stir together crab, mayonnaise, parsley, onion, and sugar until well combined. Add salt and pepper to taste, then chill until ready to serve.
  2. 2. Arrange lettuce on a large platter. Place about 2 tbsp. crab mixture onto center of each leaf. Top each with a slice of avocado, about 1/8 tsp. cocktail sauce, a lemon wedge, and salt and pepper to taste.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 107g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 178  
Calories from Fat 123 69%
Total Fat 13.84g 17%
Saturated Fat 1.93g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 555mg 23%
Potassium 225mg 6%
Total Carbs 2.92g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 4%
Sugars 1.3g 1%
Protein 10.9g 17%
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  • Cagey Grant
    April 1, 2009
    I made these a couple months ago and I'm planning on making them tomorrow for family. Very good and very easy. Get a good quality cocktail sauce not the cheap stuff. That makes a big difference
    • Dean Grason
      January 13, 2009
      Thanks Nance, I got a wild hare and made them over the holidays for a party.
      • Nancy Miyasaki
        January 13, 2009
        Wow, these look awesome, Dean. Adding to my Try Soon folder!

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