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Crab Spaghetti with Chilli Recipe

This is a quick, easy, and tasty recipe that is always something special.
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30 mins


Serves 4

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You will need

  • 100ml olive oil
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • juice and shredded zest of 1 lemon
  • 400g spaghetti
  • 450g fresh white crab meat
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • Maldon salt
  • ground black pepper


  • Step 1 : Prepare the sauce

    Place the olive oil, chilli, garlic and lemon zest in a large saucepan and heat gently. Leave to stand for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2 : Prepare the Spaghetti

    Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling, salted water until al dente (about 9 mins) then drain.

  • Step 3 : Combine your ingredients

    Add the lemon juice to the olive oil and chilli mixture. Tip in the pasta and warm through for 1 min. Stir in the crab meat and parsley and season.

  • Step 4 : To serve

    Serve immediately, dividing between 4 warmed shallow bowls.