Seafood

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two

August 4, 2017
Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two are delicious, easy, and quick!

 

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 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.

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

 

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

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two - cut 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.

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two - grill lobster tails

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

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two - flip over and drizzle on some butter mixture

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 - 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 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 finest food.

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two are delicious, easy, and quick!
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Grilled Lobster Tails
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 
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 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 finest food.
Course: Date Night, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 320 kcal
Ingredients (Choose US or Metric)
  • 4 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 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.

  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.
Recipe Notes

For 4.5 ounce tails, grill 5 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Lobster Tails
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 647mg 27%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 6.7%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two - 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 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 finest food. Romantic dinner for date night.

 

Recipe adapted and downsized from conservamom.

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