You are here: Home » International Food » Arrabiata—Chile Peppers in a Sauce Arrabiata—Chile Peppers in a Sauce Food and Travel,International Food,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/arrabiatachile-peppers-in-a-sauce/ by Candace FloydJune 5, 2012 A steaming bowl of fresh-cooked linguine with hot chile peppers, really good extra-virgin olive oil and fresh basil—what could be better? Mark Boughton Photography http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/14533_peppers_-_rotated.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint I do some of my best thinking in the shower. One of the tastiest dishes I ever had popped into my mind this morning as the water ran over my head: Linguine Arrabiata. A steaming bowl of fresh-cooked linguine with hot chili peppers, really good extra-virgin olive oil and fresh basil. I had this in New York a few months back, and it stuck in my mind. The beauty of this dish is its simplicity. The chef's addition of fine-grated lemon peel is brilliant. The acidity marries beautifully with the sharp pepper heat. Traditionally, arrabiata sauce is made spicy with dried red chile flakes; however, for a change, I sometimes use a minced fresh serrano or jalapeno. I use the seeds and all. If you want a milder version, leave the seeds out. I favor angel hair or linguine for this recipe. But you can use penne pasta or another short pasta shape for this dish. —By Chef Steve Petusevsky Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Angel Hair Mushroom Arrabiata A steaming bowl of fresh-cooked linguine with hot chili peppers, really good extra-virgin olive oil and fresh basil.