Broiled Lobster Tail Recipe

Easy Broiled Lobster Tail Recipe

Broiling lobster tails are easy. With some simple seasoning you can enjoy a special meal in just a few minutes.
Course Seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy broiled lobster tail recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 lobster tails
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • melted butter


  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. With kitchen shears, cut the back shell of the lobster tail and pull back shell to expose the meat. Place lobster tails on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, paprika and white pepper. Drizzle on the melted butter and place on rack a few inches below the broiler in oven.
  3. Broil for 6 - 10 minutes depending on the size of the lobster tail. Meat should start to brown on top.

Recipe Notes

This method will also work just as well on a grill preheated 600 degrees and then turned down to 350 degrees.  Cook for the same amount of time.