Southern Style Crab


  • 1 ¼ cups (300ml) mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. (40ml) tomato sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. grated onion
  • 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp. lemon rind, grated
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 6 tbsp. sour cream
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. chopped olives
  • 500g cooked crabmeat, flaked
  • 6 large tomatoes
  • Lettuce and sliced hard-boiled eggs


Together the mayonnaise, tomato sauce, Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce, oil vinegar, onion, parsley, lemon juice, lemon rind and whipped sour cream.

Season to taste.

Stir in the chopped olives and chill for at least 2 hours.

Just before serving add flaked crabmeat and slice the tomatoes in half, place on salad plates and pile the crab salad on the tomatoes.

Garnish with lettuce and sliced hard-boiled eggs.

Serves 4-6.

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