Key West Pink Shrimp and Florida Spiny Lobster Tails served with Hot Key Lime Butter


About 80% of vacationers ask me how I cook seafood now compared to when I lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I tell them, not much has changed except that I am a much happier cook. This recipe is sure to be a hit around your dinner table this holiday season! Serve with pasta or rice.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce

  • 1 ½ tablespoons key lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 pounds medium Key West pink shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 4 small spiny lobster tails, meat removed from shell and coarsely chopped

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic

  • ¼ cup white wine


  1. Mix 1/2 cup of butter with hot pepper sauce and Key lime juice in a small bowl; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; stir in shrimp and lobster tails. Cook and stir until shrimp just turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Reduce heat to medium and stir in the mushrooms, garlic, and white wine; continue to cook and stir until the mushrooms have released their liquid and are tender, about 5 more minutes.

  4. Remove from heat and stir in the Key lime juice mixture until melted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

558 Calories
32g Fat
6g Carbs
59g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 558
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Cholesterol 486mg 162%
Sodium 1037mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 59g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 7mg 36%
Potassium 1031mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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