4/23/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN BRUNCH: Crab, Tarragon and Lemon Linguine

This recipe for crab, tarragon and lemon linguine is really simple to make, ready in just 20 minutes, and comes in at under 500 calories, but is packed full of delicious, fresh flavours. It’s perfect for a midweek meal.


  • linguine 150g
  • garlic 1 clove, finely sliced
  • red chilli 1, finely sliced
  • shallot 1, finely sliced
  • olive oil
  • dressed crab 1, or half and half brown and white crab meat about 100g
  • lemon 1, zested and juiced
  • tarragon a handful, chopped


  • STEP 1: Cook the linguine and drain. Meanwhile, fry the garlic, chilli and shallots in 3 tbsp olive oil until soft without adding colour. Add the brown crab meat and cook for a minute. Add the drained linguine and 2-3 tbsp of the cooking water and toss.

  • STEP 2: Take off the heat and add the lemon zest, juice, white crab and tarragon, and season. Toss again and serve.


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