8ounceswhole wheat linguinecooked according to package instructions reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid
1poundprecooked snow crab legscut into 3-4 inch pieces
1/2cupdry white wine or chicken brothsuch as Sauvignon Blanc
salt and pepper to taste
minced parsley and parmigiano reggianooptional garnish
Heat the olive over medium heat in a large, deep skillet. Sauté garlic for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
Add chili flakes and crab legs to the pan and sauté an additional minute. Pour white wine into the pan to deglaze. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil then cover with a lid to allow crab legs to steam and warm through about 2-3 minutes.
Toss in pasta along with reserved cooking liquid and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve crab linguine in a large pasta bowl and garnish with minced parsley and Parmigiana Reggiano to taste.
Are Snow Crabs always precooked?
Yes. Because of this, they should be cooked for 3-4 minutes max.