Broiled Lobster Tails with Garlic-Chili Butter

Garlic-chili butter dresses up these broiled lobster tails. This no-fail recipe will have everyone clamoring for more.


Broiled Lobster Tails with Garlic-Chili Butter

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4  8  ounces 
    fresh or frozen lobster tails
  • 1   teaspoon 
    finely shredded orange peel
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    chili powder
  • 1   clove 
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4  cup 
    butter
  •  
    Clarified Butter (optional)
Directions
1.
Thaw lobster tails, if frozen. Preheat broiler. Butterfly the lobster tails by cutting through the center of the hard top shells and meat. Spread the halves of tails apart. Place lobster tails, meat side up, on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.
2.
In a small skillet cook garlic, orange peel, and chili powder in butter over medium heat about 30 seconds or until garlic is tender. Brush mixture over lobster meat.
3.
Broil 4 inches from heat for 12 to 14 minutes or until lobster meat is opaque. If desired, serve with Clarified Butter.
4.
Makes 4 lobster tails
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 238, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 167, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 1, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, pro. (g) 27, vit. A (IU) 534, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 12, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 509, Potassium (mg) 365, calcium (mg) 71, iron (mg) 0, Very Lean Meat () 4, Fat () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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