King Crab Fettuccini with Herb Garlic Breadcrumbs

Rich buttery crab tossed with lemony pasta covered in garlicy breadcrumbs. This recipe is simply decadent.

Yield: 2 Servings

King Crab Fettuccini with Herb Garlic Breadcrumbs

Prep time: 30 MinCook time: 1 HourTotal time: 1 H & 30 M


Herb Garlic Sourdough Breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups Sourdough Bread, cubed
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, whole
  • 1 TB Butter
  • 2 TB Fresh Chives, chopped
  • 2 TB Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1 Lemon, zested
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
King Crab Fettuccini
  • 6 TB Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Shallot, finely diced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 8oz King Crab Meat, large chunks
  • 8 oz Fettuccine
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • Kosher salt


Herb Garlic Sourdough Breadcrumbs
  1. Toss bread and garlic cloves with a generous drizzle of olive oil.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Spread on a baking sheet and toast in the oven at 350F until the bread is fully crisp, about 25 minutes.
  4. Once cooled, add bread and garlic to a food processor and pulse until breadcrumbs are formed.
  5. Melt the TB of butter in a pan on medium-low heat.
  6. Add the breadcrumbs to a pan along with the herbs and lemon zest.
  7. Toss together for a couple minutes until toasted. Season with more salt and black pepper if needed.
  8. Set aside.
King Crab Fettuccini
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Drop pasta into the boiling water and cook until al dente.
  3. While the pasta cooks, make the sauce.
  4. Melt butter in a large pan on medium heat.
  5. Add shallots to the pan and sauté for a few minutes.
  6. Add in garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté for 30 seconds.
  7. Add in crab, toss around with the sauce and season with salt.
  8. Add in the pasta and lemon juice, reserving a few tablespoons of pasta water.
  9. Toss pasta with the sauce, add in a a few TB of pasta water and season with kosher salt if needed.
  10. To serve, top with breadcrumbs.
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