I've only found this delicious side dish in the beautiful town of Mobile, Alabama.
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 1 lb fresh lump crab meat
- 4 oz vegetable oil
- 3 oz cider vinegar
- 4 oz ice water (as cold as you can get it)
- salt & pepper
Spread half of onion over bottom of large bowl. Cover with separated crab lumps. Add the remaining onion Salt & pepper. Pour oil, vinegar and ice water over all. Cover and marinate 2 - 12 hours. Toss lightly before serving.
Serve as a "salad" on a bed of lettuce or on crackers as an appetizer.
Variation: Substitute royal red shrimp for the crab meat.