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Fresh Crab Linguine

Fresh Crab Linguine

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Serves 4
Prep time 10m
Cooking time 15m


  • Fresh or dried linguine
  • 3 tbsp of rapeseed / olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 red chilli deseeded and chopped
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 2 fresh dressed crabs (about 300g crab meat)
  • 1 tsp of capers drained and rinsed
  • 200ml of single cream
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp of chives/parsley to garnish



1. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet until it is al dente and still has a little bite.

2. Heat the oil in a heavy based frying pan and gently fry the garlic, chilli and lemon rind for 3-4 mins until softened but not browned. Add the crab meat, capers, lemon juice and cream and simmer for 1-2 mins to heat through. Season with a couple of twists of freshly milled black pepper.

3. Put the pasta into slightly warmed serving bowls and put the crab mixture on top, sprinkle with chives to garnish.

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