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Grilled Rock Lobster Tails

"Grilled rock lobster tails lightly seasoned with lemon and garlic. Ready in no time at all, and oh so delicious!"
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27 m servings 742 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Calories:
  • 742 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 60.9 g
  • 94%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 44.3 g
  • 89%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 169 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 2036 mg
  • 81%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. Squeeze lemon juice into a small bowl, and slowly whisk in olive oil. Whisk in salt, paprika, white pepper, and garlic powder. Split lobster tails lengthwise with a large knife, and brush flesh side of tail with marinade.
  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Place tails, flesh side down, on preheated grill. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, and basting frequently with marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Lobster is done when opaque and firm to the touch.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 430 Ratings

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OMG! This was awesome. I wouldn't want Lobster any other way. Only one suggestion, I don't believe that the Lobster needs to cook 12 min. on the grill. It stuck to the shell and was difficult t...

Most helpful critical review

These were okay but nothing spectacular like I was expecting from the high rating. I don't think I'll make them again.

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OMG! This was awesome. I wouldn't want Lobster any other way. Only one suggestion, I don't believe that the Lobster needs to cook 12 min. on the grill. It stuck to the shell and was difficult t...

Fantastic. Simple and delicious. As other said, no need for melted butter. First time cooking lobster and was very easy. Two tips: use kitchen shears to cut the shell, and make sure to cut h...

I did these in the oven and they were fantastic!

Delicious! We used regular lobster tails and cooked them for 7 minutes....just cook until they turn white then remove from the grill immediately.

This was the first time that I have ever grilled lobster. And I'm a GRILLER!!!. Well this was one of the easiest and flavorful lobster dish I have ever cooked. I followed recipe exactly. But I a...

FANTASTIC! We were fearful of grilling lobster but this recipe got such great reviews that we decided to brave it. Followed the recipe except we skewered them down the center to keep them from c...

This recipe is so simple yet so good! I'm a lobster purist and I loved it! The olive oil keeps the lobster from drying out on the grill and the spices add just the right amount of flavor...not o...

This is an excellent recipe.I changed a couple of things. I only used 1/2 of the oil and replaced it with melted butter, added more lemon juice and because my husband dosen't like pepper I did n...

This was our first time grilling lobster and it couldn't have been easier! They only took about 7 minutes and were easily removed from the shell. They went great with drawn butter.