Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Feeling Crabby?

Today's recipe:
Pasta with Crab, Chili and Lime
Featuring Vera Pasta Chili Lime Penne
1 package Vera chili lime penne pasta
5 garlic cloves, peeled
1 jalapeno
4 spring onions
Approx 1/3 cup dry white wine
1 lime
1 pound lump crab meat
Handful of cilantro
Black pepper
Olive oil
Extra virgin olive oil

1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. When it comes to a rolling boil, add the pasta and cook according to pack instructions until al dente.
2. Heat another large pan with the olive oil. Chop the spring onions, thinly slice the jalapeno (deseed if you prefer) and crush the garlic. 

 Saut√© for 1-2 minutes and season with salt and pepper.
3. Add the wine to the pan and cook for a minute to reduce. 
Add the crab meat, stir together and allow to heat through. 
Drain the pasta and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and season with salt and pepper. 
Add the pasta to the crab mixture, stir gently to mix. 
Chop the parsley and toss the ingredients to combine.
 5. Divide between warm plates and serve immediately with a generous squeeze of lime juice, and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

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