Lobster tails are the ultimate seafood indulgence. Grilling lobster adds a unique smokiness and char to the meat and shell. Fancy yet simple, grilled lobster tails are easy to achieve in just a few simple steps.
How to Grill Lobster Tails
Before grilling, thaw your lobster in the refrigerator overnight.
2. Butterfly the Lobster Tails
For our full-size Cold Lobster Tails, you can butterfly each by slicing through the middle of the tail, stopping when you hit the bottom shell. Open the cut lobster tail and press down to flatten. Splitting the tails makes it easier to season and allows the lobster to cook more evenly. If you decide to indulge in our 2.5oz Main Lobster Tail Halves or our Split Lobster Tail Skewers, those are already butterflied so you can skip this step!
Generously brush the lobster tails with melted butter or olive oil to help retain moisture lost from cooking. Season with your favorite seafood blend or Omaha Steaks seafood seasoning.
4. Prep Grill
Preheat your gas or charcoal grill to high heat. Clean and oil grill grates.
5. Grill Lobster Tails
Place your lobster tails directly over the heat source meat side up for about 7 minutes. The lobster shell will start to turn red in color and the meat will start to become opaque. While cooking, squeeze fresh lemon over the lobster tails for another hint of flavor. Flip the lobster meat side down and let cook for another 5 minutes. Once the meat of the tail is completely opaque your lobster can come off the grill!
Serve with your favorite steak for a decadent surf ‘n’ turf dinner.
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