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Spaghettini with Crabmeat

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1 pound crabmeat
12 ounces spaghettini (very thin spaghetti)
6 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 red chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped
3 tablespoons fresh parsley
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Lemon wedges (for garnish)

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add spaghettini and 1 tablespoon olive oil and cook until al dente. Drain and set aside.

In a large frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add garlic and chili and saute for 30 seconds. Stir in crabmeat, parsley, lemon zest and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepepr. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add pasta and remaining olive oil; toss well. Adjust taste with salt and pepper if necessary. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve.

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