Lemon Crab Spaghetti

This one is a keeper. I like the way the parmesan binds to the pasta when mixed with the pasta water. The sweet crab with the subtle tartness of the lemon made this delicious.

Lemon Crab Spaghetti

4 Servings

This one is a keeper. I like the way the parmesan binds to the pasta when mixed with the pasta water. The sweet crab with the subtle tartness of the lemon made this delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 7 ounces dry spaghetti pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces crab meat
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 green onion, sliced

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions for al dente, about 6-8 minutes.
  2. Drain pasta, reserving about 1/4 cup pasta water.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Stir in cooked crab and warm it through.
  5. Pour the apple juice into the skillet.
  6. Reduce heat to low and stir in the lemon juice.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  8. Pour drained pasta into the skillet and toss in the grated parmesan and green onion.
  9. Add the reserved pasta water, tossing to coat.
  10. Sprinkle with more parmesan before serving if desired.

Notes

Recipe slightly adapted from Oprah

http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/08/11/lemon-crab-spaghetti/

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 152g
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 77.4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.6g 13%
Saturated Fat 2.6g 13%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 781mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 39.9g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 2.1g
Protein 18.0g 36%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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