Recipe of the week - Crab Linguine

Think pasta is a basic meal? think again!

Leah Graham
15th March 2022
Image Credit: Leah Graham
Impress your flatmates by whipping up this simple yet fancy dish, sure to raise any pasta game!

Ingredients (serves 4)

200g of brown crab meat

150g of white crab meat*

150ml of single cream

500g of linguine pasta

3 tsp of olive oil

2 cloves of garlic

1-2 chillies

Sprig of parsley

Seasonings (to taste)


Black pepper


  1. Peel the garlic and slice thinly with the chillies.
  2. Add the oil, garlic and chillies to a frying pan (or a sauté one if you have one!) and lightly toast them.
  3. Add the brown crab meat and let it warm over a small heat for a few minutes before adding the cream.
  4. Stir to combine and add in your seasonings, let simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Boil the linguine to package instructions and sprinkle the white crab into the sauce, stir to combine.
  6. Drain the linguine but save a ladle full of pasta water to add to the sauce. Add the pasta to the sauce and mix to incorporate.
  7. Serve into a bowl and garnish with the parsley and cracked black pepper. Dig in and enjoy!

*Fresh is best! Most fishmongers will have these prepared in pots, but you can find tins of both in most supermarkets.

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