Prepping and grilling delicious lobster tail with a Garlic Lemon Butter sauce.


Sound easy doesn’t it? Grill lobster tails, just throw them on the grill. Well, you’re partly right. But if you want an awesome and easy recipe on how to grill lobster tails, here’s our quick and easy way.

First start with amazing Maine lobster tails, at the Carolina Meat & Fish Co we sell them in 3 to 4 ounce, 5-7, 8-10, 10-12 ounce sizes. These below are the 5-7 ounce Maine lobster tails. Buy from Charlotte’s Best, Voted #1 in Seafood for the last 4 years in a row.

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Ingredients for garlic lemon butter sauce/baste.

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Using a pair of scissors cut the top of the shell from the meaty portion to the tail. (Only cut the shell). Slightly open the top of the shell so that you can see the meat. Reference later pics…

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1) Mince Garlic 2) Add butter, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper to your Lobster coffee mug. – Note: Lobster coffee mug is easy to microwave and for basting/brushing tails on grill.

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Heat up butter and lemon juice with seasonings for 1-2 minutes in microwave. This can also be done on a stove if you prefer.

Grill on medium heat upside down for 7-8 minutes . DO NOT put tails over direct heat. In this pic the first half of the tail (meaty portion) is over the heat. Cook with lid closed.

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After flipping, baste the tails with lemon butter sauce. Be sure to get a lot of butter and garlic inside the open portion!

Cook for 3-5 minutes with lid closed and be cautious of flame flare-ups. When the meat is opaque it is done.

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Your Maine Lobster Tails from the Carolina Meat & Fish Co and are ready to be taken off the grill and eaten. Be careful as the shell is still hot. Get your melted butter ready and eat a magnificent smokey flavored Lobster  Tail.

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