Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Lobster Tails
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  • 19 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins,
  • Cook: 7 mins
  • Yield: Serves 3 to 6
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This grilled lobster is perfect for any occasion. If you don't have a lot of experience grilling shellfish, then will be easy recipe is for you. 

What You'll Need

  • 6 lobster tails
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL olive oil or melted butter
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Cut lobster tails in half lengthwise, exposing the flesh. Pat dry with paper towels
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in small mixing bowl until salt has dissolved. Liberally, brush mixture onto flesh side of lobster tails.
  4. Place lobster onto the grill and cook for 5-7 minutes, depending on the size of the lobster tail, it may need to cook longer. 
  5. Make sure to turn once during cooking process. Lobster tails will be done once meat reaches an internal temperature 140 degrees F.
  1. Remove from heat and serve. Prepare a double batch of butter mixture and reserve half to serve a dipping sauce for grilled lobster.