Linguine with Crab and Rocket

December 08, 2016

A pot of cooked crab from the market makes a magical meal.


linguine for four

225 g cooked crab meat

handful of rocket leaves

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon sambal chili (or fresh chilli if you have it)

2 chopped green onions

juice and zest of a lemon

pine nuts

grated parmesan

1/3 cup olive oil

chopped parsley


Cook linguine as per packet instructions. When cooked, drain and reserve a cup of cooking liquid.

Heat oil with garlic, onions and chilli for 2 minutes until soft and fragrant. Add crab, lemon zest and pine nuts and heat through. Add pasta, lemon juice and parmesan and stir to combine, heating gently. Add reserved cooking liquid as needed for the consistency you want.

Serve topped with parsley and more parmesan and black pepper.

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min depending on pasta
Serves: 4

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