How to Broil Lobster
Indulge in the epitome of seafood excellence with this broiled lobster tails recipe!
Broiling your lobster tails is an ideal way to infuse the luxuriously tender meat with even more flavour. The perfectly butterflied tails are smothered with a mouthwatering garlic butter and sprinkled with fresh parsley for unbeatable taste and maximum visual appeal.
With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow steps, this might just become your new favourite way to cook lobster.
Sealand How to Broil Lobster
Step-by-step instructions for preparing the perfect broiled lobster tails.
½ cup butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
Fresh parsley, chopped
Defrost lobster tails in fridge overnight
Preheat oven to 350°F
Using sharp scissors, cut lobster shell longitudinally along centerline up until the tail fin
Loosen lobster meat from shell and pull through cut line, leaving meat attached near tail fin
Rinse with cold water to remove any debris
Butterfly lobster meat by carefully cutting along centerline
Close shell and rest lobster meat on top
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat and add garlic
Generously coat lobster meat with garlic butter
Sprinkle fresh parsley on top of lobster meat
Loosely tent each tail in foil and place on a lined baking sheet
Add baking sheet to preheated oven and bake for approx. 10 mins until the meat is opaque and firm and the internal temperature reaches 145°F in the center of the tail
Remove baking sheet from oven and open the tops of the foil tents so that the tails are exposed
Return to oven and broil for around 1 minute, watching closely to not overcook
Remove from oven and serve with rice, fresh lemon and extra garlic butter