Broiled Lobster Tails Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 servings


  • 2 lobster tails 6-8 ounces each, fresh or frozen
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Garlic powder
  • Garlic pepper
  • Salt
  • Paprika
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges for garnish
  • Melted butter for dipping
How to cook Broiled Lobster Tails:
  • Turn your oven broiler on low while you prepare the tails. Start by cutting the shell of the lobster tail right down the middle with clean kitchen shears. Try not to cut into the meat. Cut the meat so you’re cutting the shell only.
  • This is probably the most challenging part of the entire preparation. With both hands, pry the shell apart, loosening the meat of the lobster from the bottom, sides and top of the shell (keeping the end of the tail intact). Once the meat is loosened, carefully pull the meat through the top of the shell and place it on top of the shell.
  • Get a knife and make a long vertical slit in the meat. Place a couple pats of butter in the “valley” you’ve made and season it (to taste) with the garlic powder, garlic pepper, salt, and paprika.
  • Put your tails onto your foil-covered broiler pan and place the pan in the oven. I usually put my oven rack in the second position from the top. Broil on low for 11-15 minutes or until the internal temperature of the lobster reaches 140°F (60°C). A good rule of thumb is one minute per ounce.
  • Serve the Broiled Lobster Tailsr with drawn butter and lemon wedges.
  • Enjoy!
Broiled Lobster Tails recipe
Broiled Lobster Tails recipe
Broiled Lobster Tails recipe
Broiled Lobster Tails recipe
Broiled Lobster Tails recipe
Broiled Lobster Tails recipe


The Broiled Lobster Tailsr recipe very easy and simple to cook and very tasty too! This is the great idea for the dinner for 2 on Valentine's day.


It is cheaper to buy lobster tails than whole lobsters, as there is not too much meat to eat a whole lobster once everything else has been discarded.

This recipe for Broiled Lobster Tails serves/makes: 2 servings

The Broiled Lobster Tailsr recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Lobster (more Lobster recipes)
Preparation Method: Broiled/Grilled (more Broiled/Grilled recipes)

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