Broiled Lobster Tails with Lemon Butter

Broiled lobster tails with lemon butter is a classic and elegant dish that is perfect for a special occasion. Here’s a recipe to make your own:


  • 2 lobster tails
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10-12 minutes


  1. Preheat your broiler to high.
  2. Cut the top shell of the lobster tails lengthwise with kitchen scissors, taking care not to cut the meat.
  3. Gently lift the meat through the shell and lay it on top, leaving the shell attached at the base.
  4. Season the lobster tails with salt and black pepper.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, minced garlic, fresh lemon juice, and chopped parsley.
  6. Brush the butter mixture over the lobster tails, making sure to coat the meat well.
  7. Place the lobster tails on a baking sheet or broiler pan, shell side down.
  8. Broil the lobster tails for 10-12 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through and the shells turn bright red.
  9. Remove the lobster tails from the broiler and let them cool for a minute or two.
  10. Serve the lobster tails with the remaining lemon butter on the side.

Nutrition Facts: Serving size: 1 lobster tail Calories: 196 Total fat: 14g Saturated fat: 8g Cholesterol: 102mg Sodium: 395mg Total carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 17g

Enjoy your delicious broiled lobster tails with lemon butter! This dish pairs perfectly with a side salad or your favorite vegetable.