Sunday 16 February 2020

Baked Lobster Tails - Dinner for Two

Ingredients for 2 servings

  • 2 x 200 lobster tails
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 2 wedges lemon, to serve
  • broccoli, cooked, to serve


  1. Using a clean pair of scissors cut along the middle of the top of the shell towards the fins of the tail, making sure to cut in a straight line. Do not cut through the end of the tail.
  2. Separate the meat from the two sides of the shell.
  3. Preheat oven to 230°C.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the butter, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, lemon juice, and parsley, then brush the mixture evenly over the lobster meat.
  5. Place the tails onto a baking sheet, then bake for approximately 12-15 minutes, until the lobster is fully cooked but not rubbery.
  6. Serve with a side of broccoli and a lemon wedge.

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