This is a lovely light pasta dish & quick to make-perfect for a weeknight! The fresh chilli gives a nice subtle heat which works well with the lemon & parsley. You really do need fresh parsley for this but it is worth it & you can freeze any that is left over!
Serves 2 Approx £1.90 per person
Prep time 10 minutes Cooking time 10-15 minutes
200g dried spaghetti
1 red chilli, de-seeded & finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tin white crab meat
1 lemon, zest & juice
a handful of fresh parsley, chopped
a pinch of salt & freshly ground black pepper
Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.
Heat some oil in a large saucepan & cook the chilli for a few minutes.
Add the garlic & cook for another minute.
Remove the pan from the heat. Drain the pasta & add it to the chilli & garlic along with the crab, lemon zest & juice & the parsley.
Toss everything together well & serve immediately.