Learn how to make the BEST broiled lobster tails that are tender, succulent, and has the perfect amount of garlic lemon butter. You can make these elegant and classy lobster tails in under 20 minutes!
Seafood is known for being classy and is often served at weddings and other lavish events. But, did you realize you can make it at home even on a busy weeknight? Why wait for a special occasion to crop up when you can dig into one of these home-cooked lobster tails.
I enjoy all sorts of seafood, but one of my ultimate favorites has to be lobster tails. They way they taste with this homemade garlic lemon butter is going to blow your mind too! It’s so rich and flavorful; you can’t resist it.
1 1/2 lb lobster tails 4, between 4 and 6 ounces each
paprika either smoked or sweet
1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
Preheat broiler to 450.
Using sharp kitchen shears, cut shell from top to tail, leaving tail intact.
Carefully lift the entire lobster out of the shell, keeping the tail meat intact. Close shell and rest meat on the closed shell.
For each lobster tail, season liberally with kosher salt, white pepper and paprika. Brush with butter.
Place on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil.
Broil just until meat turns pink, about 7-10 minutes, depending on size
Figure on 4-6 ounces of cleaned and trimmed lobster tail per person.
Clarified butter can be made ahead and reheated just before serving.
Lobster is done when the meat is opaque and slightly firm to the touch.
Nutritional value is based on weight with shell.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 102mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 711IU | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg