Wednesday, 11 April 2007

Crab and Chilli Spaghetti


Crab and chilli are perfect together. Not too much heat, just enough to make your mouth sing a little. 

Crab and Chilli Spaghetti
Feeds 4

2 tins of tomatoes
1 onion roughly chopped
2 cloves of garlic sliced
1 fresh red chilli, seeded and sliced thinly
1 tbs red wine vinegar
2 tbs honey
1 dressed crab
Olive oil
Salt and pepper
Fresh basil

1 – To make the tomato sauce, heat the olive oil in a pan and add the onion. Soften, then add the garlic and chilli and cook for a further minute.
2 – Add the tomatoes and red wine vinegar and bring to the boil. Simmer for 20-30 minutes until the sauce has reduced slightly. Taste for seasoning.
3 – Pick out the brown meat and stir into the sauce.
4 – Cook your quantity of spaghetti and stir the sauce into the drained pasta. Pile onto plates then sprinkle with the delicate white crab meat and a few basil leaves.

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