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Leftover Idea: Chilli Crab Pasta

Chilli Crab Pasta

We had chilli crabs for dinner last night but we over-ordered and had to ta-bao (take away) half of it back.

For today’s lunch, inspired by tigerfish’s spicy shrimp prawn pasta, I decided to make a no-brainer pasta dish from the leftovers. I just heated up the crabs, and served them over some cooked pasta. As easy as cooking can get ;p

Chilli Crab Pasta

Experimenting with food presentation. Serving the noodles inside the shell. Isn’t it adorable? I think it makes a good-looking side dish =p If I am the first one to ever do this, can I please patent it hehe? =P


Psst… have you heard the buzz? I’m one of Foodbuzz’s 24. Check back the blog on Sunday for a special blog feature :)
(Update: The foodbuzz 24 blog feature is here! Do read it and give me a buzz :) )

I’m submitting this cheater’s pasta dish to Equal Opportunity Kitchen for this week’s Presto Pasta Night.

22 comments on “Leftover Idea: Chilli Crab Pasta”

  1. Oh no. I’m one nanomillimeter away from drooling all over my keyboard.
    Chili Crab and Pasta is such a lovely combination, and one I can never pass up. Thanks NC, it looks amazing!

  2. Oh yeah, this does look good!

  3. What a great looking dish! And congrats on being Foodbuzz 24. I can’t wait to read about it.

  4. The pasta looks delicious. The sauce would work well with rice too.

    Congrats on being one of the 24. Can’t wait to see what you’re gonna blog about. :)

    BTW, I meant to submit something for GYO when you hosted but I missed the deadline. :(

    Verification word today is hamster. Nothing special about that. Phew!

  5. Yummy pasta! I love the pasta in the crab shell, very creative presentation! Congrats on being Foodbuzz 24! :) :up:

  6. WOW! Chilli crabs are my favorite. And tossing pasta in the sauce is absolutely brilliant!! :XO:

    I like the shot of the pasta sitting in the shell, looks really exquisite. :-)

    Congrats on the foodbuzz 24, you’re the only one who planted a spot in our region. I’m so proud of you. :D

  7. This is probably the best use of leftover take out ever!!

    Wow – congrats on being one of the 24 – can’t wait to hear the details!

  8. This is the third time I’ve tried to leave a comment on this crab, but the system somehow keeps rejecting me! LOL

    Fantabulous presentation. . .and I’m eagerly anticipating. . .

  9. Marysol:: hehe thanks ;D

    Peter:: Thank you!!

    LCOM:: Thanks girl! XD The most is ready!

    WC:: Aww… I’m slightly disappointed that the word verification is normal today, haa… no worries about the GYO entry, I know you’re on vacation ;)

    Ning:: Thank you ^^

    didally:: I stole the brilliant idea from tigerfish, hee … Thanks for your kind words … I think I am the only one in the region who submitted a proposal, ha ha!

    kittie:: Thank you! The 24 post is ready :)

    ts:: Opps … sorry about that, hehe :P :halo: Thank you for your kind words :halo:

  10. If there were soft shell crabs, the plate will be empty now. Pasta + crab (including shell) all down my stomach! :)
    Did you like it? This style of pasta? :p
    Congrats on the Foodbuzz feature.

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