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Grilled Lobster Tails
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9 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 45MINS

Grilled Lobster Tails

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This grilled lobster tail recipe is quick and simple, and it’s guaranteed to impress your guests at your next cookout. You can also pair these with a nice thick-cut ribeye, and you’ll have a surf-&-turf dinner that’ll rival the best of steak houses.
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Hi, I'm Malcom. I'm dedicated to all things barbecue, slow-smoked and grilled. I'm always working to improve my barbecue skills and smoking recipes and I love sharing it with you.
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This grilled lobster tail recipe is quick and simple, and it’s guaranteed to impress your guests at your next cookout. You can also pair these with a nice thick-cut ribeye, and you’ll have a surf-&-turf dinner that’ll rival the best of steak houses.
45MINS
Total Time
$5.54
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Lobster Tail
4
Lobster Tails
Unsalted Butter
1 1/2 cups
Garlic
4 cloves
Garlic, minced
Fresh Parsley
1/2 cup
Fresh Parsley, chopped
Lemon
2
Lemons, zested, juiced
2 Tbsp zest and juice from 1 lemon per 8 servings
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/2 Tbsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Olive Oil
1/4 cup
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 Tbsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
450
Fat
40.5 g
Protein
16.3 g
Carbs
2.4 g
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step 1
Prepare charcoal grill or smoker for indirect cooking (2 zone fire on a grill). Temperature should be 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2
Split Lobster Tails (4) in half length-wise and season with Kosher Salt (1 Tbsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 Tbsp), and Olive Oil (1/4 cup).
step 2 Split Lobster Tails (4) in half length-wise and season with Kosher Salt (1 Tbsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 Tbsp), and Olive Oil (1/4 cup).
step 3
Place Unsalted Butter (1 1/2 cups) in aluminum pan and melt over hot side of grill.
step 3 Place Unsalted Butter (1 1/2 cups) in aluminum pan and melt over hot side of grill.
step 4
Add Garlic (4 cloves), Fresh Parsley (1/2 cup), zest and juice from Lemons (2), and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/2 Tbsp) to butter and simmer for 5 minutes.
step 4 Add Garlic (4 cloves), Fresh Parsley (1/2 cup), zest and juice from Lemons (2), and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/2 Tbsp) to butter and simmer for 5 minutes.
step 5
Place lobster tails meat side down on indirect side of grill and cook for 5-6 minutes. Baste the shell side with the butter mixture.
step 5 Place lobster tails meat side down on indirect side of grill and cook for 5-6 minutes. Baste the shell side with the butter mixture.
step 6
Dunk each tail in the butter mixture and place shell side down on grill. Baste meat again with butter mixture.
step 6 Dunk each tail in the butter mixture and place shell side down on grill. Baste meat again with butter mixture.
step 7
Cook for an additional 4-5 minutes or until the lobster meat turn opaque and shells are bright pink.
step 7 Cook for an additional 4-5 minutes or until the lobster meat turn opaque and shells are bright pink.
step 8
Serve with remaining butter mixture, fresh parsley, and lemon wedges.
step 8 Serve with remaining butter mixture, fresh parsley, and lemon wedges.
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American
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
BBQ
Keto
Low-Carb
Labor Day
Memorial Day
Seafood
Shellfish
Summer
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