Crab and Cucumber Linguine

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Sackville

Here's a great summer dish if you are lucky enough to have some fresh crabs.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 400 g linguine
  • 1 teaspoon dried red chili pepper flakes
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 2 large lemons, juiced
  • 2 large dressed crabs, and meat from
  • 6 large crab claws
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 6 -8 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions and drain.
  2. Meanwhile, peel the cucumber and slice it thinly.
  3. Mix the slices with the fresh chilli, all the crab meat, juice from 1 1/2 lemons and chopped parsley.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Slowly stir in 4 tablespoons olive oil, then add the mixture to the hot pasta.
  6. Add more lemon juice or olive oil to taste and serve.

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