Quick & Easy Lemon and Crab Fettuccine

AuthorVivre Le RêveDifficultyBeginner
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
Ingredients
 400 g fettuccine
 400 g dressed white crab meat
 1 red chilli, sliced
 1 clove garlic, crushed
 Grated zest of 1 lemon
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp torn basil leaves
 Juice of half a lemon
Method
1

Bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil.

2

Add the fettuccine to the pan, stir well and boil rapidly for about 10 minutes.

3

Meanwhile, combine the dressed crabmeat, chilli, crushed garlic and lemon zest in a bowl.

4

Stir the olive oil into the mixture, and season well with salt and pepper.

5

Mix well with a fork to flake the crab meat.

6

Drain the cooked pasta and return it to the saucepan.

7

Add the crab mixture, basil leaves and lemon juice, and stir well to combine.

8

Drizzle with a little extra olive oil, if desired. Taste and add extra lemon juice if you think it needs it. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 400 g fettuccine
 400 g dressed white crab meat
 1 red chilli, sliced
 1 clove garlic, crushed
 Grated zest of 1 lemon
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp torn basil leaves
 Juice of half a lemon

Directions

Method
1

Bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil.

2

Add the fettuccine to the pan, stir well and boil rapidly for about 10 minutes.

3

Meanwhile, combine the dressed crabmeat, chilli, crushed garlic and lemon zest in a bowl.

4

Stir the olive oil into the mixture, and season well with salt and pepper.

5

Mix well with a fork to flake the crab meat.

6

Drain the cooked pasta and return it to the saucepan.

7

Add the crab mixture, basil leaves and lemon juice, and stir well to combine.

8

Drizzle with a little extra olive oil, if desired. Taste and add extra lemon juice if you think it needs it. Serve immediately.

Quick & Easy Lemon and Crab Fettuccine
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