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Broiled lobster tails topped with garlic butter.

Lobster Tails with Garlic Butter

These lobster tails are coated in garlic butter then broiled to tender perfection. A super simple, yet elegant way to enjoy lobster in the comfort of your own home!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 132kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 6 lobster tails butterflied (see text for instructions)
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • cooking spray
  • lemon wedges


  • Preheat the broiler. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray and arrange the lobster tails on the pan.
  • Place the butter, garlic, parsley, paprika and salt in a small bowl. Microwave in 20 second increments until butter is melted. Stir to combine.
  • Drizzle half of the butter mixture over the lobster tails.
  • Broil for 10 minutes or until lobster meat is opaque.
  • Microwave the reserved butter mixture for 10-20 seconds to warm it back up. Brush the butter over the cooked lobster.
  • Sprinkle with additional parsley for garnish and serve with lemon wedges on the side.



Calories: 132kcal | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 447mg | Potassium: 126mg | Vitamin A: 335IU | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 0.2mg