Garlicky Crab With Pasta Recipe

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Garlicky Crab With Pasta
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  1. Heat a large stockpot of salted water to a boil over high heat; add crab legs; cover. Cook until crab is cooked through, 6 minutes; transfer crab to a colander but don't drain the water out of the pot, keep it boiling.
  2. Add spaghetti to the crab water; cook according to package directions. Drain; keep warm. Meanwhile, crack crab legs into smaller, more manageable pieces.
  3. Melt 3 T. of the butter in a large skillet or wok. Add garlic; cook, stirring, until garlic is slightly browned and aromatic, about 2 minutes. Add crab legs and parsley to skillet; toss to coat the shells and the meat with the hot butter and garlic. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  4. Melt remaining 1 T. butter in the skillet over medium heat. Add cooked pasta, tossing until well coated. Transfer pasta to a platter; top with reserved crab.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 719.75 Kcal (3013 kJ)
Calories from fat 142.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.82g 24%
Cholesterol 135.66mg 45%
Sodium 2138.02mg 89%
Potassium 811.87mg 17%
Total Carbs 86.49g 29%
Sugars 3.48g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3.59g 14%
Protein 52.92g 106%
Vitamin C 22mg 37%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 190.2mg 1057%
Calcium 156.2mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 215.84 Kcal (904 kJ)
Calories from fat 42.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.74g 24%
Cholesterol 40.68mg 45%
Sodium 641.14mg 89%
Potassium 243.46mg 17%
Total Carbs 25.94g 29%
Sugars 1.04g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.08g 14%
Protein 15.87g 106%
Vitamin C 6.6mg 37%
Iron 57mg 1057%
Calcium 46.9mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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