Broiled Lobster Tails for 2

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Servings: 2
READY IN
30mins
Ingredients
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 (8 ounce) frozen lobster tails
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 1⁄2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon hot sauce
Directions
  • In large saucepan, heat water and salt to boiling.
  • Add frozen lobster tails; heat to boiling.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer until done, about 12 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Wearing a clean oven mitt or using a potholder, hold and cut down sides of lobster tails with kitchen scissors to remove thin undershell covering the meat.
  • To prevent tails from curling, insert long metal skewer from meat side through tail to shell side, then back through shell and meat at opposite end.
  • Set oven control at broil and/or 550 degrees.
  • Place tails meat side up on rack in broiler pan, brush with butter.
  • Broil with tops 3 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes. Alternatively, they can be placed over a hot grill/barbecue for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve with Lemon Butter.
  • Lemon Butter:
  • 1/2 cup butter.
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
  • 1 tablespoon snipped parsley.
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce.
  • Melt butter, add remaining ingredients.
 

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