Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe

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Esther Published: December 18, 2020 Modified: September 27, 2021
Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe

How To Make Grilled Lobster Tails

For a fancy meal, this recipe for grilled lobster tails will surely help hit the spot. Lobster, garlic, butter, and lemon, what more could you ask for?

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 18 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupbutter,melted
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped, plus extra to garnish
  • 1tbspfresh chives,chopped, plus extra to garnish
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • ¼tspcoarse salt,plus extra to season
  • cracked black pepper
  • 4lobster tails
  • extra-virgin olive oil,for brushing
  • pinchcrushed red pepper flakes
  • lemon wedges,for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium heat.

  2. Using kitchen shears, cut top of lobster shell from meaty portion of tail. Using a knife, cut the lobster tail in half lengthwise through meat down the centre.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, lemon juice, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Set aside.

  4. Brush lobster meat all over with oil. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Grill flesh side down for 5 to 6 minutes or until lightly charred. Flip lobster, brush meat with half of the garlic butter mixture. Cover with lid and grill for about 3 to 4 minutes more or until just cooked through.

  6. Remove lobster from grill and season with a little extra salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes.

  7. Brush with remaining garlic butter and serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 352.13kcal
  • Fat: 26.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.61g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.45g
  • Fiber: 0.50g
  • Sugar: 0.35g
  • Protein: 25.44g
  • Cholesterol: 251.51mg
  • Sodium: 639.57mg
  • Calcium: 146.22mg
  • Potassium: 352.98mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 205.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.08mg
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