Ingredients for preparing Crab linguine with chilli
4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 whole cooked crab, picked, or about 100g/4oz brown crabmeat and 200g/7oz fresh white crabmeat
small splash, about 5 tbsp, white wine
small squeeze of lemon (optional)
large handful flat-leaf parsley leaves, very finely chopped
Bring a substantial pan of salted water towards the boil and add this linguine. Give it a fantastic stir and boil for 1 min less than the pack says. Stir well occasionally so it doesn’t stick.
While this pasta cooks, gently heat 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil with the chilli and garlic in the pan large enough to hold all the pasta pleasantly. Cook the chilli and also garlic very gently until they learn to sizzle, then turn the heat and add this white wine.
Simmer everything prior to the wine and olive oil add up. Then take off the heat and add the brown leafy crabmeat, using a wooden spatula as well as spoon to mash it to the olive oil to create a thick sauce.
When the pasta has received its cooking time, taste a strand – it should enjoy a slight bite. When it’s prepared, turn off the warm. Place the sauce on a very low heat and use a pair of kitchen tongs to lift the pasta through the water into the spices.
Off the heat, add the white crabmeat and parsley towards the pasta with a scattering of sea salt. Stir everything together effectively, adding a drop connected with pasta water if it’s beginning to get claggy. Taste for seasoning and, if it needs a slight lift, put in a small squeeze of of lemon. Serve immediately twirled straight into pasta bowls and drizzled with all the remaining oil.
Recipe via Good Food magazine.