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Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two

Grilled Lobster Tails

A lobster lover’s delight, these succulent grilled lobster tails are super quick and easy. Dip the flavorful meat into the rich buttery sauce.

This recipe is moderately low-carb, but not necessarily by Keto extreme low-carb guidelines.

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Lobster can be expensive but we spent about a quarter of what this would cost at a restaurant and felt like we were eating like kings. This recipe is a true taste of seafood at its finest. Sometimes you just need to treat yourselves with the good stuff!

Need something to go with it? Try this Mashed Potato Casserole for Two and these Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cakes for Two.

How to make Grilled Lobster Tails:

In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, lemon juice, garlic, sea salt & Old Bay seasoning. Set aside for later.

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Turn the lobster tails upside down and use kitchen shears to cut lengthwise through the centers of the softer bottom shells of the tails. Click here for kitchen shears.

kitchen shears cutting the underside of the lobster lengthwise

Preheat your grill to medium high heat.

Brush the cut side with the cooking oil.

Place the tails cut side down on the heated grill for 6 minutes, until the top shells are bright red.

two lobster tails on a grill

Flip the tails over and spoon some of the butter mixture on top of each tail.

two lobster tails upside down on a gril and a spoon drizzling on some butter

Grill for about 6 minutes more.

Serve the lobster tails with the rest of the butter mixture for dipping. We opened the shells and gently separated the meat from the shell for easier eating.

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two

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Yield: Serves 2

Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Lobster Tails

A lobster lover’s delight, these succulent grilled lobster tails are super quick and easy. Dip the flavorful meat into the rich buttery sauce. Lobster can be expensive but we spent about a quarter of what this would cost at a restaurant.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 lobster tails 9 ounces each (see notes for 4.5 ounce directions)
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, lemon juice, garlic, sea salt & Old Bay seasoning. Set aside for later.
  2. Turn the lobster tails upside down and use kitchen shears to cut lengthwise through the centers of the softer bottom shells of the tails. Click here for kitchen shears.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium high heat.
  4. Brush the cut side with the cooking oil.
  5. Place the tails cut side down on the heated grill for 6 minutes, until the top shells are bright red.
  6. Flip the tails over and spoon some of the butter mixture on top of each tail.
  7. Grill for about 6 minutes more.
  8. Serve the lobster tails with the rest of the butter mixture for dipping. We opened the shells and gently separated the meat from the shell for easier eating.

Notes

For 4.5 ounce tails, grill 5 minutes per side.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 320 Saturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 150mg Sodium: 647mg Protein: 12g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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