Smoked sturgeon makes a great substitute for crab meat. Upgrade from canned crab meat or “sea legs.” Crab Louie salad, also known as Crab Louis salad or the King of Salads, is a type of salad featuring crab meat. The recipe dates back to the early 1900s and originates on the West Coast of the United States. Use smoked sturgeon instead of crab. Also great for cobb salads and as a substitute for any salad that normally features grilled chicken.