Deep Fried Lobster Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Deep Fried Lobster Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Deep Fried Lobster

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"This is actually one of my daddy's recipes. He's a commercial fisherman, but he finds time to make this whenever the family is together. But don't be fooled this simple recipe is one of the best out there."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. In a gallon sized plastic closeable bag combine, cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, garlic powder and onion powder. Shake well. Place one half of a lobster tail at a time in to the bag. Shake to coat the tails completely.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or large skilled to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C). Place one coated lobster tail at a time into the oil. Cook until the lobster turns white and the coating is lightly browned. Let the fried tails dry on paper towels.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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Reviews More Reviews

Aug 11, 2003

This unusual preparation for lobster is great for a special occasion! This one's a KEEPER!!

 
Nov 15, 2006

This was different, The lobster meat was very sweet. My lobster never turned white, I did not get that. Also I think my oil was to hot. My lobster browned to fast. But it was still good. Next time and there will be a next. I will check my oil temp before cooking.

 
Nov 18, 2003

It was good- I think next time I will put equal amounts of cornmeal and flour for the mixture. It had a great taste and it did make the lobster meat very very sweet. I will make this again

 
Jan 30, 2003

it was wonderful i lve lobster and i am always looking for new wayss to cook them it turned out beautiful.and yummy

 
May 25, 2003

Perfect! Our fishmonger gave us a bag of frozen rock lobster tails and we needed something new to do with them. My husband wanted them again the next night. I added a little more spice to the mix otherwise perfect. Thank you.

 
Mar 11, 2005

I was looking for a fun informal way to serve up lobster meat, and this is a good one. We used chunks of frozen lobster tail meat instead of whole lobster tails. It was very sweet and very good. I don't like spicy food, so I substituted regular pepper instead of cayenne and added a little garlic salt for flavor. It was a bit on the bland side, but still absolutely delicious and complimented the delicate flavor of the lobster meat perfectly. A keeper recipe for sure.

 
Sep 02, 2011

I added a photo for your recipe. We fried a giant lobster tail for my husband's 50th birthday last night. The rest of us had normal sized tails. Your daddy's recipe is superb! The seasonings did not try to compete with the lobster flavor. It was the perfect blend of savory sweet. I wanna do it again!

 
Apr 01, 2003

Great for a lobster lover!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 543 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 136 mg
  • 45%
  • Fat
  • 28.6 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 38.7 g
  • 77%
  • Sodium
  • 709 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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