Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

We've used this recipe for years. Everyone loves it. You can make this with Alaskan king crab or with shrimp.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dressing:.
  2. Mix all ingredients. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
  3. Drain crabmeat. Chill. Arrange crab, tomatoes, and eggs on greens. Serve with dressing and lemon wedges, if desired.


Most Helpful

I made this for my lunch today...I went to two stores yesterday for fresh crab meat...but had to use a can that I had in the pantry...I made just one serving (for me)...I loved the had just the right amount of heat for me...I used raw onion instead of dried...very easy to prepare...thanks for posting it...+)

teresas March 03, 2014

So good that I am nearly at a loss for words ... but not quite. Crabmeat is curiously not to be found here & we hoard the meager supply we get on trips, so I used my ever reliable Icelandic baby shrimp, halved the recipe for 2 of us & made exactly as written. The dressing is great & the recipe so easy-to-fix + ingredient friendly. Thx for posting this instant favorite for us. We loved it!

twissis January 22, 2007

This dish is outstanding Lazyme. My dh & I loved it. I used the shrimp option, I didn't add the tomatoes as I didn't have any. It was excellant without. I can see were they would just add to this dish. The dressing is wonderful, sweet and tangy, it compliments the salad and shrimp perfectly without overpowering them....Kudos on a recipe that I will make again & again. Thanks so much for sharing.

Baby Kato January 12, 2007

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