Cold Asparagus With Hot Crab Sauce | Dorothy Lane Market

Cold Asparagus With Hot Crab Sauce

PREP TIME 15 mins
COOK TIME 15 mins
Chef Carrie Walters
  • POSTED Sep 16th, 2021
  • BY Chef Carrie Walters


  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • cup dry white wine
  • 1 tsp confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp onion juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 9 oz fresh or canned crab meat, drained and picked over
  • 2 lbs thick asparagus, cooked and chilled
  • 4 lettuce leaves, for garnish
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, optional


In the top of a double boiler, blend cream cheese, mayonnaise, wine, sugar, mustard, and seasonings until smooth.
Stir in crab, breaking up large chunks and cook over simmering water until very hot.
Divide asparagus into individual servings on lettuce leaves, and spoon hot sauce over each. Sprinkle almonds on top, if desired. Serve immediately.


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