Linguine with Crab and Chili Sauce

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Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 15 mins

Serves 4


  • 1 packet of fresh or dried linguine
  • 3 tbsp of rapeseed or olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • 1 red chili (deseeded and chopped)
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • Hand Picked Crab Meat(about 400g 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; 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Put the pasta into slightly warmed serving bowls and put the crab mixture on top, sprinkle with chives to garnish.