Crab Pasta - Panasonic Cooking

Recipe courtesy of Nik Michael Imran

METHOD:

  1. Mince garlic. Slice red chili lengthwise, remove the seeds and pith, then finely julienne before mincing.
  2. Pluck medium sized branches from the watercress, including some leaves.
  3. In a pot of boiling water, add pasta and salt, leave it to cook until al dente.
  4. In a small pan, lightly sauté minced red chili and garlic until translucent on a medium to medium low heat.
  5. Turn off the heat and transfer the red chili and garlic mix into a mixing bowl.
  6. Into the bowl, add crab meat, sea salt and watercress. Toss evenly to mix.
  7. Once spaghetti is cooked, immediately add to mixing bowl with a little pasta water.
  8. Add truffle oil and and combine evenly wth the pasta. Season with more salt.
  9. For garnishing use Ikura and watercress leaves. Serve.

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 500g Spaghetti
  • 1 cup Olive Oil
  • 2tbs Truffle Oil
  • 500g Crab meat, blanched
  • 80g Garlic
  • 40g Red Chilli
  • 200g Watercress leaves
  • 2tbs Ikura Sea Salt