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angel hair pasta with crab and country ham

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jamallah Bergman
Atlanta, GA

A yummy dish to serve for dinner with a nice Pinot Blanc

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For angel hair pasta with crab and country ham

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 slice
    country ham or prosciutto, cut into thin strips
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
    sliced shallots
  • 1 sm
    garlic clove,minced
  • 3/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 1/2 lb
    lump crabmeat
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chopped thyme
  • 1/2 lb
    dried angel hair pasta
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley

How To Make angel hair pasta with crab and country ham

  • 1
    In a deep skillet,heat the oil. Add the ham and cook over moderate heat,tossing until hot,using tongs, transfer to a plate.
  • 2
    Melt 1 tbsp of butter in the skillet. Add the shallots and cook over moderate heat until softened, 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the wine and boil until reduced by half, 2 minutes. Add the crab and thyme and toss until hot.
  • 3
    Meanwhile,cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salt water until al dente. Drain, reserving 2/3 cup of the cooking water.
  • 4
    Add the ham, pasta, reserved cooking water and remaining 2 tbsp of butter to the skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish the pasta with the parsley and serve in bowls.

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