This posh treat is a treat for the eyes and nose, and is also a delight to eat. The textures that you get will make you want to keep eating more and more of it, and it’s very easy and fast to cook – taking just twenty five minutes to prepare and cook this meal for four people.
To Serve 4
4 Slices of Garlic Bread
400g Dried Linguine Pasta
6tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Large Garlic Cloves, Thinly Sliced
½ Large Red Chilli, Deseeded and Finely Chopped
4tbsp Flat-leafed Parsley, Chopped
170g White Crab Meat
Juice of 1 Lemon
1. Toast the Garlic Bread until both sides are golden, and then process in a food blender until rough breadcrumbs
2. Cook the Linguine Pasta in large pan of Salted water – make sure that the water isn’t too salty! Follow the instructions on the packet, making sure that it’s cooked through.
3. Heat two tablespoons of the oil in a large pan, and then fry the Garlic and Chilli over a high heat for one or two minutes, until the Garlic is golden brown. Mix half of the Parsley and all of the Crab Meat into the hot oil, and then cook over a medium heat for one or two minutes until hot through, and then add the lemon juice – making sure you don’t drop any seeds in!
4. Drain the pasta, and toss with the Crab Meat mixture. Add the remaining Olive Oil, Parsley and the Breadcrumbs. Season the mix to taste, and serve.
Photo Courtesy of: Ozchin