Save on Pinterest

Basic Baked Lobster Tails

Lobster tails are a treat in themselves, but for an extra-special dinner you can serve them with steak!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 lobster tails (8 to 10 ounces each)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon wedges and additional melted butter, optional

Directions

  • Split lobster tails in half lengthwise. With cut side up and using scissors, cut along the edge of shell to loosen the cartilage covering the tail meat from the shell; remove and discard cartilage.
  • Pour water into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; place lobster tails in dish. Combine the parsley, salt and pepper; sprinkle over lobster. Drizzle with butter and lemon juice.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until meat is firm and opaque. Serve with lemon wedges and melted butter if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 232 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 223mg cholesterol, 775mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 43g protein.

Recommended Video