Crab: Linguine al Granchio

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With compliments of Martin Minear of Europa at the Bay, Glenelg

 

You Need: (Serves 4)

 

Method:

Cook the linguine according to packet instructions. Cover to keep warm and set aside.

Heat the butter in a deep frying pan and add the garlic, chilli, salt and pepper and fry until transparent. Add the crab meat and, if uncooked, cook about 5 minutes. If you're using cooked crab meat, just warm it through.

Add the brandy and 'flame off' by setting the alcohol alight with a match, then add the cream and bring to the boil.

Lower the heat and add the napoletana sauce and cook for a further 5 minutes until reduced to a loose consistency. Add the parsley and linguine and mix well for about 30 seconds (until the sauce absorbs).

Serve whilst hot with a green salad.