Lump Crab and Sweet Corn Penne Pasta

An amazing creamy penne pasta recipe with lump crabs and sweet corns, in a dreamy yummy sauce made with white wine, coconut milk, butter and seasoning. It's super simple to make and wickedly scrumptious.
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Lump crab and sweet corn are a decadent combination. This dish is easy enough to prepare as a weeknight meal, yet elegant to serve when entertaining. If lump crab is not available, this dish is just as wonderful made with lobster or shrimp.

Serve this delicious pasta with garden salad and fresh crusty bread.

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Lump Crab and Sweet Corn Penne Pasta

Seafood goes so well in pasta recipes that you can never wrong with, it's time to try this lump crab and corn penne pasta recipe which is easy to make, gets ready in less than 30 minutes and perfect a family friendly recipe. I have tossed the pasta, crabs and the corn in a coconut milk based sauce which works so well in a seafood based recipe. This is a simple, elegant and quick one pan recipe perfect for a filling family dinner.

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total Time 25 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 4 Best Season: Summer

What you'll need...

What you'll need to do...

  1. Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Prepare penne al dente according to package instructions. Drain and keep warm.

  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add scallions, garlic, and chili flakes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the garlic becomes fragrant, 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add corn, white wine, and coconut milk; simmer for 2-3 minutes until the corn is tender.

  4. Add butter. Once butter is mostly melted, gently fold in crab taking care not to break it up too much. Continue heating until the crab is heated through and the butter nicely coats everything.

  5. Add the penne, lemon juice, parmesan and half the parsley to the skillet. Toss gently to mix. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve with fresh crusty bread and a nice garden salad.

  6. Garnish with remaining parsley and enjoy with garden salad and fresh crusty bread on the side.

Keywords: lump crab and sweet corn penne

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