Crab Maison

Crab Maison
Crab Maison
A popular appetizer at Galatoire's restaurant in New Orleans, this light and satisfying salad is a great lunch with crusty French bread.Anna Stockwell

A popular appetizer at Galatoire's restaurant in New Orleans, this light and satisfying salad is a great lunch on Mardi Gras with crusty French bread.

Crab Maison
A popular appetizer at Galatoire's restaurant in New Orleans, this light and satisfying salad is a great lunch on Mardi Gras with crusty French bread.
Yield: serves 4

Ingredients

  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. high quality olive oil
  • 2 tsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Creole or Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. small capers, rinsed, drained, and finely chopped
  • 12 tsp. finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 12 tsp. kosher salt
  • 18 tsp. freshly ground white pepper
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. jumbo lump crab meat
  • 12 large leaves butter lettuce
  • 4 slices tomato, halved

Instructions

  1. Whisk together mayonnaise, oil, vinegar, mustard, capers, parsley, salt, pepper, and scallions; add crabmeat and fold gently to combine. Place 3 leaves lettuce each on 4 salad plates. Divide crab mixture evenly among plates and garnish with two half slices tomato.