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Easy Broiled Lobster Tail
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
This easy broiled lobster tail uses the shell as a broiling "rack".
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Seafood
Author: Cynthia McCloud Woodman
  • 1 lobster tail per person
  • Kosher salt
  • White pepper
  • Paprika either smoked or sweet
  • Melted butter
  1. Preheat broiler to 450.
  2. Using sharp kitchen shears, cut shell from top to tail, leaving tail intact.
  3. Carefully lift the entire lobster out of the shell, keeping the tail meat intact. Close shell and rest meat on the closed shell.
  4. For each lobster tail, season liberally with kosher salt, white pepper and paprika. Brush with butter.
  5. Place on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil.
  6. Broil just until meat turns pink, about 7-10 minutes