Simple Lobster Tails

30 minutesServes 2
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Ingredients

  • 2 lobster tails
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper
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Directions

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1Trim Lobster Tail

Place lobster tail on cutting board. Using kitchen shears, trim down the center of the shell cutting towards the tail.

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2Cut a "T"

Once you reach the tail, make a perpendicular cut from end to end to form a “T.”

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3Loosen Meat

Using a paring knife, gently loosen the meat from the shell.

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4Crack Shell

Using your hands,crack open the shell slightly.

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5Lift Meat

Lift lobster meat out of shell and rest it on top of shell, leaving the meat connected at base of tail.

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6Season Lobster Tail

Place lobster tail on baking sheet. Brush with melted butter and season with salt and pepper or your favorite seafood seasoning.

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7Roast and Serve

Roast at 450°F for 10 minutes, keeping a close watch to avoid overcooking. Lobster is done when the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees and meat is pink and opaque.