Crab linguini

Preparation time 20 min — Total time 40 min

A classic seafood pasta dish that makes a regular appearance on the restaurant menu. Follow Angie’s simple instructions and you can’t go wrong.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 220 g dried linguine or spaghetti (gluten free pasta can be used also)
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 300 g fresh white crabmeat
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1½ Tbsp lemon juice
  • 50 ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of dried chilli flakes (or you can use fresh chillis)
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Grated Parmesan (optional)
  • Seasoning – salt and pepper

Method

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling, well salted water for 7-8 minutes or until al dente (don’t hold back — allow plenty of water and around 1 tsp of salt per 600ml).
  2. Meanwhile, put the sliced cherry tomatoes, crabmeat, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, chilli flakes and garlic into another pan and warm through over a gentle heat.
  3. Drain the pasta, return to the pan with the warmed sauce ingredients, then briefly toss together. Season to taste.
  4. Divide among 4 warmed plates, sprinkle over some Parmesan and fresh parsley, then serve immediately.