Added by pennysaints | Sat 07 Feb 2009 @ 19:34
If you have the crab ready to use this only takes 15 mins start to finish!
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp sea salt
1 large red finger chilli
1.25kg undressed crab,
or 200g white,100g brown meat125ml extra V olive oil
zest and juice of lemon
handful parsley copped
handful watercress torn up
How to cook
1.Put a large pan of water on to boil for the pasta.
2.In a large pestle and mortar pulverise the peeled garlic cloves with the salt, so that it makes a smooth paste. Then add the chopped and seeded chilli and crush again.
3.Tip in the crab meat, breaking it up gently with a fork, and pour in the oil. Zest the lemon into the mortar and then add the juice. Using a fork, beat well to mix, and then you are ready to cook your pasta.
4.Drain the pasta and tip into a warmed serving bowl. Immediately pour over the crab sauce and toss the pasta about in it, then throw in the parsley and watercress and toss again