Crab Spaghettini Recipe

Spaghettini with crab, lemon and chilli

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This easy pasta dish is the perfect midweek boost. Packed full of punchy flavours - and it's ready in just 15 minutes!


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  • spaghettini or spaghetti 150g
  • garlic cloves 4, finely sliced
  • red chilli 1, finely sliced
  • shallots 5, finely sliced
  • extra-virgin olive oil 50ml
  • lemon 1, zest and juice
  • flat-leaf parsley bunch, chopped
  • white crabmeat 100g


  • Step 1

    Cook 150g spaghettini or spaghetti following pack instructions.

  • Step 2

    Gently cook garlic, red chilli and shallots in 50ml extra-virgin olive oil until aromatic. Add the zest and juice of 1 lemon and the chopped flat-leaf parsley, and fold 100g white crabmeat through on a gentle heat. Toss through the warm spaghettini, season and serve.