How to Grill Lobster Tails

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Lobster tails feature on all the best seafood restaurant menus although they aren’t always the cheapest dish! Find out how to make your own, flavored with herbs, garlic, lemon and hot sauce for incredible flavor in every delectable bite. This seafood dish is so mouthwatering.


  • 4 lobster tails, about 7 ounces (200g) each
  • 1 stick (115g) salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon leaves
  • Few drops hot sauce
  • Olive oil and salt, as needed
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 4 lemon wedges, for garnish


  1. Preheat the grill to a direct moderate to high heat.
  2. Blend the butter with the hot sauce, garlic, herbs, and black pepper, and then cover it with plastic wrap.
  3. Butterfly the lobster tails down the middle of the shell’s softer underside with kitchen shears.
  4. Next you can cut the meat down the middle but don’t cut all the way through.
  5. Insert a metal skewer down the tail to keep it straight.
  6. Brush the tails with some olive oil and also add a little salt to each.
  7. Grill them for 5 minutes cut side facing down, or until the shells are bright in color.
  8. Flip them over and spoon some of the herb butter on to the meat.
  9. Grill for 4 more minutes, or until the lobster is opaque.
  10. Serve it with lemon wedges and more herb butter on the side.


  • Few things beat grilling lobster tails, first because this recipe is a lot of fun to make, and second because the flavor of the dish is unparalleled. Fasten your lobster bib and get ready for an amazing flavor experience.
  • Grilling lobster tails keeps them moist and flavorful, because you will be using a baste, and the smoke from the charcoal gives them a nice, aromatic taste.
  • The next time you are firing up the grill, think about grilling lobster tails, because this recipe is a real classic, and everyone is sure to be seriously impressed when you serve these. How could they not be!

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