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Crab, chilli and leek linguine recipe

Crab, chilli and leek linguine recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 470 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free


  • 200g (7oz) linguine
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek, finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 x 170g tin crab meat, drained
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
If you haven't got linguine, try using spaghetti instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    8g 11%
  • Saturates

    1g 6%
  • Sugars

    5g 5%
  • Salt

    0.9g 15%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 72.3g Protein 23.7g Fibre 5.4g


  1. Put the pasta into a pan of boiling water and cook following the packet instructions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan and add the leek and chilli. Fry gently for 5 mins, making sure the leek doesn't brown. Add the crab meat and lemon zest, then a little of the juice, to taste.
  3. Take off the heat, season, and stir the crab mixture through the pasta.

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