Grilled Lobster Tails

Classy, Fancy And Incredibly Easy To Make, This Recipe Comes Together In Minutes


  • 1/4 cup melted butter 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped chives, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 4 (8-ounce) lobster tails
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat grill over medium heat. In small bowl, whisk together melted butter, lemon juice, zest, chives, parsley, garlic and salt.
  2. Using kitchen shears, cut top of lobster shell from meaty portion of tail. Using knife, cut halfway through meat down the center, without cutting all the way through. Insert a skewer lengthwise through lobster to keep lobster from curling up when cooked. 
  3. Brush all over with oil and season with salt/pepper. Grill flesh side down until lightly charred, about 6 minutes.
  4. Flip lobster and dollop a spoonful of butter mixture on flesh side. Grill until just cooked through, about 5 minutes more.
  5. Remove lobster from grill and sprinkle with red pepper flakes. Serve with lemon wedges.

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