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Spaghetti with Sea Urchin

main course side dish italian uni


  • 1 lb. spaghetti, prepared per package directions
  • 1/4 to 1/2 lb. sea urchin roe (uni)
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 bunch chives, minced
  • 1/4 c. fresh parsley, minced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper


Whisk sea urchin roe, chives, parsley, lemon juice, salt and pepper (to taste), and half the olive oil together. Set aside.

Heat remaining olive oil and garlic in a large skillet for a few minutes. Remove garlic. Toss with spaghetti. Transfer to a bowl and toss with sea urchin mixture. Serve.

from Weird Combinations, edited