Spaghetti With White Crabmeat,olive Oil, Chilli and Garlic

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 7 mins

Quick, easy and delicious pasta dish best with fresh crab if possible, adding the brown meat will make it too mushy. From simply seasonal by Claire Macdonald from the Isle of Skye

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. cook spaghetti for 6 - 7 minutes.
  2. drain and immediately mix in chilli, garlic and oil.
  3. Put in crab parsley, pepper and salt.
  4. mix thoroughly to allow crabmeat to warm through.
  5. serve as soon as possible.


Most Helpful

This recipe is very good, especially when you have a good olive oil. Very rich and delicious.

freakingdork November 29, 2008

As this is basically a Spaghetti Aglio with crab, I browned the garlic and chilli in the oil and warmed the crabmeat in the pan before removing it from the heat and stirring in the pasta and parsley. It's a great vehicle for the subtle taste of the crab. Very nice. Good olive oil is a must in this simple dish.

Dr Nick January 04, 2007

I was alone for dinner last night and this filled the bill. Will make again for sure!

Shae Lyn December 03, 2016

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