Crab Ravigote

Crab Ravigote is a delicious crab salad typical, often mentioned in Creole cuisine of New Orleans.
  • 1 pound crab meat
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet pickle
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 hard boiled egg, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons chopped stuffed olives
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Pimiento strips
  1. Remove any shell or cartilage from crab meat.
  2. Combine pickle, lemon juice, seasonings, egg, parsley, onion and crab meat.
  3. Place in 6 individual shells or on salad greens.
  4. Combine mayonnaise, olives and paprika; spread over top of crab mixture.
  5. Chill.
  6. Garnish with pimiento.
Serves 6.

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