Snow Crab Pasta w/ Spicy White Sauce
This pasta dish is a perfect balance of flavors, with the sweet and succulent snow crab claws complementing the tangy and spicy white sauce. The red chilis give it a nice kick of heat and the angel hair pasta is a delicate and light choice that pairs perfectly with the rich sauce.
- 1 pound angel hair pasta
- 1 pound snow crab cocktail claws
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 red chilis, seeds removed and finely chopped
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- While the pasta is cooking, season the snow crab claws with salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the butter. Once hot, add the crab claws to the skillet.
- Cook the crab claws for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until they are heated through. Once done, remove the crab claws from the skillet and set them aside.
- To the same skillet, add minced garlic and red chilis and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant. Then, add the heavy cream, grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
- Add the cooked pasta to the skillet, and toss to coat the pasta with the sauce.
- Add the snow crab claws back into the skillet, and toss everything together.
- Serve pasta and crab claws in bowls, garnished with chopped parsley or cilantro if desired. Enjoy your Snow Crab Cocktail Claw Angel Hair Pasta with Spicy White Sauce!
This pasta dish is a delicious and elegant meal that is perfect for a special occasion or a relaxing weekend dinner. The snow crab claws are sweet and succulent and the spicy white sauce is a perfect complement to the delicate angel hair pasta. If you like more heat, don’t hesitate to add more red chilis to your taste.