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Rock Lobster Tails with Citrus Butter

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Rock lobster tails cooked and served with citrus butter

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 frozen rock lobster tails, about 6 to 8 ounces each, butterflied
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash ground ginger
  • dash paprika
  • lemon wedges


Place thawed lobster tails on broiler pan, shell side down. Combine butter, lemon juice, orange peel, salt, ginger and paprika. Brush over lobster tail meat. Broil rock lobster tails 6 to 8 minutes from heat for about 15 minutes, or until done (or, bake as package directs). Watch to make sure they don't burn. Meat should be opaque and flake easily. Loosen meat from shell slightly; serve rock lobster tails with lemon wedges.
Makes rock lobster tails for 4.

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 5 out of 5
easy and great tasting, Member kmrobo

I tried this recipe tonight for Valentine's Day and it was great. Just a slight hint of citrus made it a little more fancy than just butter alone. Will definitely use again.

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