Crabby pasta

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Serves: 4

By iCod

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  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 20g parsley roughly chopped

  • 1 tsp chilli crushed

  • 1 lemon juiced (plus lemon wedges to serve)

  • 2 cloves garlic finely sliced

  • 500g dried pasta

  • 2 crabs freshly cooked and dressed


  1. Cook and drain pasta, reserving a little cooking water in the bottom of the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and sauté the garlic and crushed chillies over a low heat for 1-2 minutes, until the garlic has softened slightly but not browned.
  3. Add the crab meat, lemon juice and parsley, season well and heat through until piping hot.
  4. Add the pasta to the crab mixture along with the reserved cooking water, and mix well. Serve with a lightly dressed rocket salad, some warm ciabatta and lemon wedges.

Additional Information

  • Shellfish

  • Main Course

  • Nut Free

  • Egg Free

  • Pasta

  • Kids can help

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  • iCod 17/01/08 15:43

    a great storecuboard thing if you freeze your crab then take out the morning you want to eat,