Cavatelli With Garlic, Main Crab, Chilies And Trebbiano

Course : Italian
Serves: 4
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6 cloves garlic cloves -- thinly sliced
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon finely-sliced serrano chilis
2 cups dry white wine -- (trebbiano or chardonnay)
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 pound maine crab meat
1 pound fresh cavatelli
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste

Preparation / Directions:

Bring 6 quarts water to a boil and add 2 tablespoons salt. In a 12- to 14-inch sauté pan, sauté garlic in olive oil until lightly browned (about 2 to 3 minutes). Add chilies, wine and butter and bring to boil. Add crab meat, remove from heat and set aside. Boil fresh cavatelli according to package instructions and drain in colander over sink. Add pasta to crab mixture and return to heat. Cook until most of liquid is absorbed. Pour into warm serving bowl and serve. Source: MOLTO MARIO with Mario Batali From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # MB-5638)

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