Crab Meat Spaghetti Recipe Favorite

This is a dish that has been highly rated by chefs who’ve tested it. Served at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, this pasta dish will become one of your favorites once your try it. Plus, it’s a healthy food. The crab-meat used in this recipe is low in saturated fat. For example, a 3 oz. serving is 98 calories with only 12 calories coming from fat. It is also a good source of Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Niacin, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorous. In addition, it’s loaded with Protein, Vitamin B-12, Zinc, Copper and Selenium. What’s not so good, nutrition-wise, is that it is very high in sodium and cholesterol so you have to limit its consumption to about once a week.

The other main ingredient in the recipe, spaghetti, is a healthful food as well. Not only is it low in saturated fat and cholesterol, it is also a good source of Thiamine and Manganese as well as being an excellent source of Selenium which is good at ridding the body of toxins.

To prepare this dish, plan on taking at least two hours. Patience is a virtue and will be well-rewarded once you taste this culinary sensation.

Therefore, to begin with, you’ll need the following ingredients:

1 pound angel hair pasta

1 pound crab-meat

1/4 c extra virgin olive oil

1/2 cup sliced green onions

1 clove minced garlic

1/4 c parsley

1/4 c celery

2 medium tomatoes, diced, seeded, and peeled

1 cup tomato sauce

Pepper and salt to taste – approximately 1 tsp each

1/2 tsp Paprika

1 1/2 c water

1/4 c Sherry

Grated Parmesan Cheese

Preparation/Directions:

(1) Saute onion, celery, parsley, and garlic in olive oil until the mixture is golden brown.

(2) Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, paprika, salt, and pepper.

(3) Simmer over low heat for at least one hour. (If more time is required or desired, add water as needed to maintain the sauce’s consistency).

(4) Add the crab-meat and sherry, and simmer for about 10 minutes.

(5) Cook and drain the spaghetti (angel hair pasta) following package directions. *Note: Do not rinse or wash pasta.

(6) Add sauce to pasta and top dish with grated Parmesan cheese.

(7) Enjoy your meal!

Source:

  1. Crab Spaghetti with Lemon Gremolata – foodiecrush
  2. Pasta With Shrimp, Oysters, and Crabmeat Recipe – Allrecipes.com

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