Super Easy Lemon and Crab Fettuccine

Super Easy Lemon and Crab Fettuccine


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


  • Bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil.
  • Add the fettuccine to the pan, stir well and boil rapidly for about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the dressed crabmeat, chilli, crushed garlic and lemon zest in a bowl.
  • Stir the olive oil into the mixture, and season well with salt and pepper.
  • Mix well with a fork to flake the crab meat.
  • Drain the cooked pasta and return it to the saucepan.
  • Add the crab mixture, basil leaves and lemon juice, and stir well to combine.
  • Drizzle with a little extra olive oil, if desired. Taste and add extra lemon juice if you think it needs it. Serve immediately.

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