Easy Broiled Lobster Tails Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Broiled Lobster Tails Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Easy Broiled Lobster Tails

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"This recipe is great for those little frozen lobster tails and when you only have a few minutes. The olive oil makes the lobster moister and the lemon pepper gives it a good flavor."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven's broiler.
  2. Thaw the lobster tails partially and use kitchen scissors to cut the shells open lengthwise down the back. Brush the exposed meat with olive oil and season with lemon pepper. Place on a broiler pan with the opening facing upwards.
  3. Broil the tails about 6 inches from the heat source until they are opaque and slightly browned at the edges, about 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 03, 2009

YES- VERY EASY-START TO FINISH. I HAVEN'T COOKED THEM IN YEARS! MAKE SURE THEY ARE 6"MINIMUM. BELOW THE BROILER. ADD 3-5 MIN. PER OZ. OVER 6 OZ. KEEP AN EYE ON THEM. THANKS FOR THE RECIPE.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 05, 2011

the shells caught fire and smoked like crazy even at eight inches away from the broiler. took them out and they werent done. put them back in after cutting off the shells and they dried out. may be operator error, but this one wont stay in my recipe box.

 
Feb 13, 2009

Great recipe! I added a half a tablespoon to the olive oil for extra moisture! But over all its great, easy and fast! Thanks!

 
May 04, 2010

Very easy and simple

 
Sep 20, 2010

Excellent and fast! The lobsters were great - I ate without using butter - the olive oil added a great, less fattening taste. Will definitely make again.

 
Jan 04, 2011

THIS IS A FAST AND DELICIOUS WAY TO DO YOUR LOBSTER TAILS. A LITTLE GARLIC BUTTER AND YOU ARE GOOD TO GO!

 
Jun 22, 2009

Everything the recipe boasted it true. This was a very simple and easy recipe and didn't take but a few minutes. I was concerned because I had these partially frozen lobster tails, but this recipe was perfect for them. They turned out moist and delicious. With a little fresh lemon served on the side... perfection! Thanks for a delicious, quick, and easy recipe.

 
Jan 25, 2012

I'm a real lobster purist; broiling lobster tails with anything other than butter and paprika was something new for me. I was okay with the olive oil, unsure about the lemon-pepper seasoning, but was open to trying it. As I expected, I really was fine with a light brushing of olive oil on the meat as it helped keep it moist during the broiling process. I did NOT like the lemon-pepper seasoning, however, which for me dominated the rich flavor of the lobster that is so good all on its own.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 162 mg
  • 54%
  • Fat
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 32 g
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 734 mg
  • 29%

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

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