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Lemony chilli crab linguine

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This has that perfect flavour combination of garlic, chilli, lemon and seafood – makes my mouth water just thinking about it

5 mins

14 mins

574 kcals

serves 4

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LEMONY CHILLI CRAB LINGUINE

Pastas like this have always been my favourite, just those simple but perfect flavour combinations. I used a tin of white crab meat here (£1 in Home Bargains so definitely the cheaper option!) but it would be even lovelier I’m sure with fresh crab if you can get it!

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Lemony chilli crab linguine


  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 19 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

This has that perfect flavour combination of garlic, chilli, lemon and seafood – makes my mouth water just thinking about it!

Syns: 2 per portion


Ingredients

Scale
  • 150 g linguine
  • 2 spring onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes (or 1 fresh red chilli, finely chopped)
  • 125 ml white wine
  • grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 200 g crab meat (tinned or fresh)
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 5 sprays low calorie cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat low calorie cooking spray in a small frying pan over a medium heat, add the spring onions, garlic and chilli and fry for 1-2 minutes. Pour in the wine and bubble for 1 minute.
  3. Turn down the heat, add half the lemon zest and the lemon juice and crab meat, and stir to combine. Season to taste, then add to the cooked pasta and mix well. Divide between 2 pasta bowls to serve, sprinkling over the remaining lemon zest as a garnish.

Notes

The perfect salad to accompany this is rocket with baby tomatoes.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes

1 thought on “Lemony chilli crab linguine”

  1. I’m not an expert on wines and will just be buying a small bottle. Which white wine would you use on this recipe xx.

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