Key Lime Pasta With Crab and Mustard Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

The tart flavors of the small Key limes is best, but the larger Persian and Tahitian limes are just fine for this dish. For ZWT 5 from The Sugar Mill Caribbean Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, heat olive oil. Add shallots.
  2. Saute slowly for 1 minute.
  3. Add the two mustards and white wine.
  4. Cook and stir for 1 minute, then add cream.
  5. Simmer til thickened.
  6. Add lobster or crab, cayenne, and salt and pepper to sauce.
  7. Add the sauce to the hot pasta and toss.
  8. Garnish with lime zest. Serve.
Most Helpful

This was a really easy weeknight pasta dish. I liked that it was quick to make and involved minimal prep. We liked the dish, but maybe not enough to have again.

Dr. Jenny March 09, 2012

Made a great lunch today, followed directions exactly except I added some mushrooms to the sauce. Came together really need some good fresh bread to follow through to enjoy teh sauce! ZWT5

Thymestudio June 12, 2009