Rock Lobster Tails

To enliven a seafood-style picnic, accompany these succulent lobster tails with the dill dipping sauce recipe and serve with lightly dressed coleslaw.


Rock Lobster Tails

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4  6  ounces 
    fresh or frozen rock lobster tails, thawed
  • 4   teaspoons 
    lemon or lime juice
  • 2   tablespoons 
    olive oil
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   teaspoon 
    chili powder
  • 1/2  cup 
    light mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1   teaspoon 
    snipped fresh dillweed or 1/4 teaspoon dried dillweed
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    finely shredded lemon or lime peel
  •  
    Lemon or lime wedges
  •  
    Fresh herb sprigs (optional)
Directions
1.
With kitchen shears or large sharp knife, cut each tail in half through center of hard topshell, meat of lobster tail, and through undershell. Set lobster aside.
2.
In a small bowl combine 2 teaspoons of the lemon or lime juice, olive oil, garlic, and chili powder; brush on exposed lobster meat.
3.
Grill lobster, meaty side down, on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 6 minutes, brush again with lemon mixture, turn and grill 6 to 8 minutes more or until meat is opaque in the center. Do not overcook.
4.
Meanwhile, for dipping sauce, in a small bowl combine light mayonnaise or salad dressing, dillweed, lemon or lime peel, and remaining lemon or lime juice. Serve with dill sauce and fresh lemon or lime wedges, if desired. Garnish plate with fresh herb sprigs, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 272, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 78, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 5, pro. (g) 22, vit. A (IU) 243, vit. C (mg) 2, sodium (mg) 640, calcium (mg) 50, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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