Easy Grilled Lobster Tails

easy grilled lobster tails

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These Easy Grilled Lobster Tails are perfect for when you want a fancy dinner in without all the fuss! Making Lobster at home vs. getting it in a restaurant will save you money too!


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  • 2 (4-oz) Lobster Tails
  • 1/4 cup melted Butter divided
  • 1 Lemon sliced into 4 wedges
  • 1 Tbs dried Parsley plus more for garnish


  1. Heat grill to medium/high heat, around 400F
  2. Using a kitchen shears, cut top of Lobster shell from meaty portion of tail but do not cut into the end of the tail
  3. Use your hands to open the shell like a book (see pictures above)
  4. Place a skewer through the Lobster meat in each tail so it doesn’t curl up when cooking
  5. Brush each Lobster tail with 2 Tbs melted butter mixed with the juice from 1 lemon wedge and the parsley
  6. Place the lobster flesh side down on the grill for about 5 minutes
  7. Flip and cook 5-6 minutes or until internal temperature is 145F
  8. Place on a platter and let it rest for 5 minutes
  9. Carefully remove skewers using an oven mitt
  10. Drizzle 2 Tbs melted Butter over the flesh
  11. Squeeze Lemon Juice over them from the remaining wedges
  12. Sprinkle with Parsley
  13. Enjoy!
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