CHEF THE FILM: PASTA AGLIO E OLIO

 

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Backstory

This is an official recipe created for and made in the film "CHEF" by Chef Roy Choi.

For more info, visit chefthefilm.com.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb dried spaghetti
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 large garlic cloves, cut into thin slivers
  • 1 T crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • Sea salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 2 lemons

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and add the spaghetti, cooking until al dente, 8-10 minutes. Drain.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add garlic and stir frequently until the garlic is golden brown. Add red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  • Add the drained spaghetti directly to the pan. Toss until spaghetti is thoroughly coated with the garlic oil.
  • Remove pan from heat, add the parsley and Parmesan and toss well. Check for flavor and adjust the salt if necessary. Squeeze lemons to taste. Garnish with more Parmesan.
  • Deep fry sliced green plantains until golden brown then smash and fry again until just beyond golden. Puree all Chile Vinegar ingredients and serve with Tostones (plantains).

Categories: Fruit  Side Dish 

Author Credit: Chef Roy Choi

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