Lobster Tails and Clarified Butter (Microwave) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2


  • 2 lobster tails (approximately 8 ounces / 227 g each)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) salted or unsalted melted butter
  • 'Good' pinch curry powder or tarragon (optional, but not with Orange Liquor)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) Brandy, Orange Liquor or lemon juice
How to cook Lobster Tails and Clarified Butter (Microwave):
  • Into a measuring cup, microwave butter for 2 minutes, uncovered, on 'HIGH'.
  • Cool using a slotted spoon, throw away foam on top.
  • Milky deposit (clarified butter) will be at the bottom.
  • Refrigerate clarified butter until ready to use.
  • It will only take 20 to 40 seconds, in microwave, on 'HIGH', to reheat butter.
  • If desired, before reheating butter, mix in approximately 1 teaspoon (5 mL) more Orange Liquor, Brandy, lemon or lime juice.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 7 minutes
Cooking time: 6 minutes
It is cheaper to buy lobster tails than whole lobsters, as there is not too much meat to eat in a whole lobster once everything else has been discarded. Lobster tails really are easy to microwave.

This recipe for Lobster Tails and Clarified Butter (Microwave) serves/makes: 2

The Lobster Tails and Clarified Butter (Microwave) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Lobster (more Lobster recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)

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