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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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Ingredients
- Serves 8 +
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4 Lobster Tail
2 tablespoon zested Lemon
2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
1 tablespoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
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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 Tail (4) in half length-wise and season with Kosher Salt (1 tablespoon), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1 tablespoon) and Olive Oil (1/4 cup).
STEP 3
Place Unsalted Butter (1 1/2 cup) in aluminum pan and melt over hot side of grill.
STEP 4
Add Garlic (4 clove), Fresh Parsley (1/2 cup), Lemon (2 tablespoon), juice of Lemon (1), and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (2 teaspoon) 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 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 8
Serve with remaining butter mixture, fresh parsley, and lemon wedges.
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