Deep Fried Lobster

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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25 m servings 543 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.


  • 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.


  1. 19 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

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

Most helpful critical review

The coating was tasteless and just awful.

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

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

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 ti...

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

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...

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...

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....

Great for a lobster lover!!

We used our own gluten free breading. I wouldn't have ever thought lobster could taster better than it usually does!