What Is a Recipe for Broiled Lobster Tail?


One recipe for broiled lobster is Broiled Lobster Tails with Garlic-Chili Butter. This recipe broils lobster in a preheat broiler with a butter sauce containing garlic, orange peel and chili powder.

Broiled Lobster Tails with Garlic-Chili Butter

This recipe makes four servings containing 238 calories and 14 grams of fat per serving. It goes well with baked potatoes and a green vegetable.

Prep time: 15 min.

Cook time: 12 min.

Total time: 27 min.


  • 8 ounces lobster tails, fresh or frozen
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel, finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Clarified butter (optional)

  1. Butterfly the lobster tails
  2. Preheat boiler and thaw lobster tails, if frozen. Cut through the center of the hard shell and meat of the lobster tails and spread the tail halves apart. Place meat side up on an unheated rack of a broiler pan.

  3. Cook other ingredients
  4. Cook the orange pal, chili powder, garlic and butter for 30 seconds using medium heat. Brush the mixture onto the lobster tails.

  5. Broil the lobster
  6. Broil the lobster tails for 12 to 14 minutes at four inches from the heat. Remove the lobster tails when the meat is opaque. Serve with clarified butter, if preferred.