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Baked Lobster Tails

Wondering how to cook lobster tails in the oven? Then these lobster tails are for you! Lobster tail recipes are always a rich and special entree, especially when served alongside steak. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 lobster tails (8 to 10 ounces each)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon wedges and additional melted butter, optional

Directions

  • Split lobster tails in half lengthwise. With cut side up and using scissors, cut along the edge of shell to loosen the cartilage covering the tail meat from the shell; remove and discard cartilage.
  • Pour water into a 13x9-in. baking dish; place lobster tails in dish. Combine the parsley, salt and pepper; sprinkle over lobster. Drizzle with butter and lemon juice.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° until meat is firm and opaque, 20-25 minutes Serve with lemon wedges and melted butter if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 120 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 113mg cholesterol, 405mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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