Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 6 servings
â€¢3 lobster tails (8 to 10 ounces each)
â€¢1 cup water
â€¢1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
â€¢1/8 teaspoon salt
â€¢1 tablespoon butter, melted
â€¢2 tablespoons lemon juice
â€¢Lemon wedges and additional melted butter, optional
â€¢Split lobster tails in half lengthwise. With cut side up and using scissors, cut along the edge of shell to loosen the cartilage covering the tail meat from the shell; remove and discard cartilage.
â€¢ Pour water into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; place lobster tails in dish. Combine the parsley, salt and pepper; sprinkle over lobster. Drizzle with butter and lemon juice.
â€¢ Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until meat is firm and opaque. Serve with lemon wedges and melted butter if desired. Yield: 6 servings.