Chef Bao

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Crab with Homemade Tagliolini Pasta

Time to pull out the pasta maker. This delicate crab meat comes together forming a vibrant aromatic sauce that carries a subtle tone of sweetness from the zucchini and grape tomatoes, allowing a hint of intense red chili to infuse the dish. I chose homemade Tagliolini slightly thicker than spaghetti and thinner than tagliatelle. When cooked its taste is delicate and texture is soft.

CUISINES: New American
LEVEL: MEDIUM
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 1 hr 25 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • Pasta
  • ½ cup All-purpose flour
  • 3 medium Egg
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • ¼ cup Water, room temperature
  • Crab Sauce
  • 1 medium Red chili peppers, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • cups Grape tomatoes
  • 1 medium Zucchini
  • 1 bundle Fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 cup Crab meat, canned
  • cup White wine
  • ½ tsp Ground salt
  • ¼ tsp Ground black pepper
  • cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
DIRECTIONS:
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With a stand mixer, use a dough hook blade. Add flour into the mixing bowl.
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In a small bowl, beat eggs with a fork.
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Add olive oil and water to eggs and continue beating, then add to the mixing bowl.
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Mix until the dough becomes smooth.
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Remove from the mixer and shape dough into a ball. Place in a glass bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let rest for 1 hour.
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Knead the dough slightly and flatten.
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Use a pasta maker on the widest setting, pass the dough through it.
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Double the dough in half and continue to pass dough through the maker three more times.
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Change to the second-widest setting and feed dough through two more times.
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Repeat until dough passes through the thinnest setting.
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Place on a floured counter, and flour each side of the dough. Let sit for 10 minutes.
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Switch settings to a flat noodle or tagliatelle setting and feed through to cut into pasta noodles.
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Sprinkle flour on final pasta noodles.
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Cut in thin strips then thinly dice red chili pepper.
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Mince the garlic and cut the cherry tomatoes in half.
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Thinly slice the Zucchini (julienne) into thin strips.
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Finely chop parsley.
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Heat approximately 1 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet.
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Then add garlic, red chili, and crab meat.
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Stir a bit before adding tomatoes and white wine.
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Flambé, cook until the wine reduces a little.
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Place the zucchini, parsley, salt and cracked black pepper, and a ⅓ cup of water. Stir and leave to cook for a further 3 minutes.
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In a medium stockpot, fill ⅔ of the pot with water, add salt and bring to boil.
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Add the freshly made pasta and cook for approx 3 minutes.
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Drain the pasta and add to the skillet with the crab sauce gently combine.
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Drizzle with olive oil.
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Serve.