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Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe


  • 4 Lobster Tails 8oz each
  • 3 Sticks Unsalted Butter
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • ½ cup Fresh Parsley chopped
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Zest
  • 2 teaspoons Crushed Red Pepper
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 TBS Kosher Salt
  • 1 TBS Cracked Black Pepper


  1. Prepare charcoal grill or smoker for indirect cooking (2 zone fire on a grill) Temperature should be 375⁰.
  2. Split Lobster Tails in half length wise and season with Salt, Pepper, and Olive Oil
  3. Place butter in aluminum pan and melt over hot side of grill.
  4. Add garlic, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red pepper to butter and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Place lobster tails meat side down on indirect side of grill and cook for 5-6 minutes. Baste the shell side with the butter mixture.
  6. Dunk each tail in the butter mixture and place shell side down on grill. Baste meat again with butter mixture.
  7. Cook for an additional 4-5 minutes or until the lobster meat turn opaque and shells are bright pink.
  8. Serve with remaining butter mixture, fresh parsley, and lemon wedges.
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