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Baked Lobster Tail Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time27 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 4 pieces lobster tails 6 to 8 oz. each
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons parsley flakes
  • 4 teaspoons juice of fresh lemon
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • A pinch of ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 360 degree Fahrenheit.
  • Make a vertical slit on the lobster tail using a pair of kitchen shears. Start from the top part moving towards the tail end.
  • Expose the lobster meat by gently pulling the sides created by the slit in opposite directions. Pull the meat using your hands. Do not completely remove the meat.
  • Arrange the lobster in a baking tray (tray should have an elevated border)
  • Combine salt, pepper, butter, and parsley in a bowl.
  • Using a basting brush, brush the butter mixture over the exposed meat of the lobster
  • Pour water on the baking tray where the lobster tails are sitting.
  • Bake for 22 to 25 minutes.
  • Let cool and then transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve with lemon butter sauce. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g