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Linguine With Crab, Lemon, Chile, And Mint

Linguine With Crab, Lemon, Chile, And Mint


  • 8 ounces linguine
  • kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1–2 fresno chiles, red jalapeños, or red thai chiles, seeded, sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (or more) fresh lemon juice, divided, plus 2 teaspoons (packed) finely grated lemon zest, divided
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces cooked, shelled dungeness crab, king crab, or jumbo lump crabmeat, picked over for shells
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, gently torn, divided