Baked Lobster Tails

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Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 6 servings


•3 lobster tails (8 to 10 ounces each)
•1 cup water
•1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
•1/8 teaspoon salt
•Dash pepper
•1 tablespoon butter, melted
•2 tablespoons lemon juice
•Lemon wedges and additional melted butter, optional


•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.
• 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.
• 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.


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