Overhead shot of lobster tails on a platter.
The Very Best Grilled Lobster Tail Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins

Summer's best way to cook Lobster Tails, these easy Grilled Lobster Tails are ready in minutes and are virtually mess-free!

Course: Appetizer, Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled lobster tails, lobster
Servings: 4
Calories: 318 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 4 Frozen Lobster Tails Thawed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.

  2. Add the lobster tails to the water and boil for 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate and allow to cool enough to handle.

  3. Using a sharp knife, cut the lobster tails in half lengthwise.

  4. Brush the lobster meat with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Place the lobster tails, shell side down, on a preheated grill and cook for 3 minutes.

  6. Flip the lobster tails and continue cooking for an additional 3-4 minutes or until the lobster meat is no longer transluscent.

  7. Transfer to a platter and keep warm.

  8. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

  9. Stir in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

  10. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the herbs.

  11. Drizzle the butter sauce over the lobster tails and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
The Very Best Grilled Lobster Tail Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 141mg47%
Sodium 472mg21%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.