Preparation and cooking time

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 2 people


  • 160g Italian pasta
  • 260g snow crab legs (take the crab legs part)
  • 3-4 tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 20g finely chopped scallions
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic and shallots
  • 65ml whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon ricotta cheese
  • Other seasonings: salt, ground pepper, sugar,...

Creamy Snow Crab Italian Pasta Recipe Instructions

Creamy Snow Crab Italian Pasta is a unique combination of premium snow crab and creamy, rich ricotta cheese. Let's make this dish in 5 basic steps as follows:

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  • Step 1: Boil the snow crab and remove the meatRinse the snow crab legs, boil them until cooked, and then remove the crab meat and put it in a clean bowl. You can keep the crab cooking water for later use as a base for a richer cream sauce.
  • Step 2: Make tomato sauceWash the tomatoes, cut them into small cubes and remove the seeds to avoid affecting the taste of the sauce. Add olive oil to a pan, sauté a little garlic, and then add the tomatoes and stir-fry until soft.
  • Step 3: Make the crab sauce to serve with Italian pastaAdd a little olive oil to a hot pan, sauté a little minced garlic and shallots. If the snow crab legs have roe, you can add them to the pan to create a beautiful orange color. Then add about 200ml of the crab cooking water and bring to a boil.

    Add the tomato sauce prepared in step 2 to the mixture above, then add 200ml of whipping cream. Stir until the sauce thickens slightly, then add the ricotta cheese to create a rich, creamy flavor.
  • Step 4: Boil the Italian pastaBoil a pot of water and add a little salt to the pot. Cook the Italian pasta for about 8 minutes. Then remove the pasta, add a little olive oil to make the pasta shiny, and prevent the pasta from sticking together. Add the pasta to the pan, stir well to allow the sauce to soak into the pasta.
  • Step 5: Complete the Creamy Snow Crab Italian Pasta dishPlace the Italian pasta on a plate, you can sprinkle a little ricotta cheese on top to make the dish look more appealing and creamy. You can also add some chopped parsley on top for decoration.

Creamy Snow Crab Italian Pasta is a dish that creates a unique and impressive taste. When you enjoy it, you will feel the creamy flavor of ricotta cheese and cream, the sweetness of the snow crab lingers on the aftertaste. Besides, the soft and chewy pasta, not too greasy, creates a harmonious and delicious taste.

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The taste of the dish

Combining premium seafood, Italian noodles with snow crab in cream sauce is a truly unique dish.

The highlight of this dish lies in the freshness of the crab meat, blending with the noodle sauce. It is best to choose live crabs with sharp pointed legs and flexible movement. If you choose pre-cooked crabs, buy them from reputable stores specializing in premium seafood.

The cream sauce can be adjusted according to your preference for the richness of the sauce. The sauce should not be too thin or too thick, as it will affect the quality of the Italian noodles. You can consider adding this dish to your menu for dinner or lunch with your family.

Overall, Italian noodles with snow crab in cream sauce is a dish commonly found in high-end restaurants. However, you can completely make this dish with the ingredients available at home. Hopefully, with the above recipe, you can add a delicious dish to your daily menu.