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Whether you've been cracking shells your whole life, or are new to chasing tails, Key West Lobster Fest is a great way to experience these Florida favorites! Lobstering fanatics may not agree on the best way to serve a Spiny Lobster, but they all do agree on one thing:

You have to grill it.

Save the boiling pots for their Maine relatives. Check out this recipe from the Florida Department of Agriculture for a great way to serve up those tails!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Large Shallots, peeled and quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and halved
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • 4 whole Spiny Lobster, split in half lengthwise

 

Directions

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in processor and blend until almost smooth.
  2. Spread one HEAPING teaspoon seasoned butter over each lobster tail.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt remaining seasoned butter; keep warm.
  4. Grill lobster tails, shell side down, 6 minutes.
  5. Turn over and grill until meat is opaque in center, about 2 minutes.
  6. Serve with melted butter.

Recipe from Florida Department of Agriculture

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